The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘On the Logic of Quantity’
Observation is properly voluntary self-preparation to be promptly affected by that experience which we have learned will be irresistable at last; but the word observation comes to be applied to the sensory elements in the whole process of being affected by cognitive experience …
MS [R] 17:8
‘Observation’ (pub. 11.09.14-12:46). 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-logic-quantity-2.
Sep 11, 2014, 12:46