The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘A Logical Critique of Essential Articles of Religious Faith’
A negative doubt is the mere absence of a state of Belief, that is to say, of a habit of determinate expectation under definite circumstances. More generally, a Belief is self-controlled Habit.
MS [R] 852:9-10
‘Belief’ (pub. 26.05.14-15:24). 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-logical-critique-essential-articles-religious-faith-5.