The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Pragmatism’
It is not quite so true as Kant thought it to be that deduction is purely explicative; but the amplificative element that a certain kind of deduction, called theo’ric transformation, affords, consists, after all, only in new forms of conceiving old facts.
MS [R] 318:30
‘Theoric Transformation’ (pub. 14.10.15-18:41). 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-pragmatism-64.