The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Cambridge Lectures on Reasoning and the Logic of Things: The Logic of Continuity’
…dead matter would be merely the final result of the complete induration of habit reducing the free play of feeling and the brute irrationality of effort to complete death.
RLT 261; CP 6.201
‘Matter’ (pub. 21.10.15-13:42). Quote in M. Bergman & S. Paavola (Eds.), The Commens Dictionary: Peirce's Terms in His Own Words. New Edition. Retrieved from http://www.commens.org/dictionary/entry/quote-cambridge-lectures-reasoning-and-logic-things-logic-continuity-3.