The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Reason's Conscience: A Practical Treatise on the Theory of Discovery; Wherein logic is conceived as Semeiotic’
Ethics is that normative science which studies the conditions of that excellence which may or may not belong to voluntary action in its relation to its purpose.
NEM 4:192; HP 2:826
‘Ethics’ (pub. 07.08.16-17:16). 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-reasons-conscience-practical-treatise-theory-discovery-wherein-logic-14.