The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Fragments [R]’
Hypothesis consists in the inference of a case from a rule & a result or from the denial of a rule & the denial of the result or the inference of the contradictory of a result from a rule & the denial of a case.
MS [R] 839
‘Hypothesis [as a form of reasoning]’ (pub. 24.11.15-17:34). 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-fragments-r-0.