# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity’

Quote:

the proper definition of mathematics is that it is the study of the substances of hypotheses, which it first frames and then traces to their consequences.

Date:
1895 [c.]
References:
MS [R] 14:3
Citation:
‘Mathematics’ (pub. 11.09.14-10:35). 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-quantity-special-reference-collectional-and-mathematical-infinity-2.
Posted:
Sep 01, 2014, 20:28 by Mats Bergman
Published:
Sep 11, 2014, 10:35