The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Pragmatism’
By a habit I mean any modification of a person’s disposition, or tendency, when actuated by certain desires, to respond to perceptual conditions, by conduct of a certain kind, such modification resulting from previous external experiences or from certain previous voluntary action of effort on the part of the same person.
MS [R] 318:34
From a possibly discarded draft
‘Habit’ (pub. 14.10.15-19:11). 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-pragmatism-67.