The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Reasoning [R]’
Retroductive reasoning is the only one of the three which produces any new idea. It originates a theory.
MS [R] 753:3
‘Retroduction’ (pub. 19.10.15-18:14). 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-r.