The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Reasoning’
Reasoning is of three elementary kinds; but mixed reasonings are more common. These three kinds are induction, deduction, and presumption (for which the present writer proposes the name abduction).
‘Presumption [as a form of reasoning]’ (pub. 02.01.13-16:01). 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-reasoning-2.