# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘The Fourth Curiosity’

Quote:

A sign which though calculated to produce belief, that is, though it has the character of possible assertion, is nevertheless not necessarily so intended, nor necessarily used toward that end, and which may even carry a mark to show that it is actually not so intended, is a proposition.

Date:
1907
References:
MS [R] 200:91-2
Citation:
‘Proposition’ (pub. 07.03.16-12:34). 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-fourth-curiosity-14.
Posted:
Mar 07, 2016, 12:34 by Mats Bergman