The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘On the Logic of Quantity, and especially of Infinity’
Mathematical hypotheses are arbitrary creations of the mind. As such, their substance is not experienced. For an experience is the irresistible influence from without which an incident exerts upon the mind. An experience may be either cognitive or emotional; but by experience philosophers mean the aggregate of cognitive experiences. Life presents a course of experience…
MS [R] 16:7; PM 48
‘Experience’ (pub. 11.09.14-11:07). 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-and-especially-infinity-0.
Sep 11, 2014, 11:07