The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Design and Chance [W]’
The main element of habit is the tendency to repeat any action which has been performed before. It is a phenomenon at least coëxtensive with life, and it may cover a still wider real realm.
May not the laws of physics be habits gradually acquired by systems[?]
‘Habit’ (pub. 20.10.15-17:27). 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-design-and-chance-w.