The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Monist [R]’
…the Descriptive Sciences […] study individual events and individually existent objects, seeking, first, to describe them minutely, and then to explain how they come to have the described peculiarities.
MS [R] 1338:9
‘Descriptive Science’ (pub. 12.05.15-17:31). 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-monist-r-3.