The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘New Elements (Kaina stoiceia)’
A belief in a proposition is a controlled and contented habit of acting in ways that will be productive of desired results only if the proposition is true.
‘Belief’ (pub. 20.03.13-20:11). 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-new-elements-kaina-stoiceia-0.