# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘Graphs, Little Account [R]’

Quote:

Deduction is that kind of inference in which the fact expressed in the conclusion is inferred from the facts expressed in the premisses, regardless of the manner in which these facts have come to the reasoner’s notice. Deduction is either necessary or probable.

Date:
1903
References:
MS [R] S27:1
Citation:
‘Deduction’ (pub. 18.03.18-12:38). 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-graphs-little-account-r.
Posted:
Mar 18, 2018, 12:38 by Mats Bergman