The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Chapter II: The Categories’
The whole endeavor to deny the irreducibility of triadic facts may be termed Nominalism. Strictly speaking, what the nominalists deny is the real existence of anything general, that is, of anything which wholly applies to many different things.
MS [R] 717:9
‘Nominalism’ (pub. 12.11.15-13:51). 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-chapter-ii-categories-0.