The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Lecture I [R]’
The very being of the General, of Reason, consists in its governing individual events. So, then, the essence of Reason is such that its being never can have been completely perfected. It always must be in a state of incipiency, of growth.
MS [R] 449:45; EP 2:255
‘Reason’ (pub. 18.03.18-12:12). 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-lecture-i-r-12.