# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘Review of William James's "The Principles of Psychology"’

Quote:

…unconscious inference differs essentially from inference in the narrow sense, all our control over which depends upon this, that it involves a conscious, though it may be an indistinct, reference to a genus of arguments.

Date:
1891
References:
CN 1:107; W 8:235; CP 8.63
Citation:
‘Inference’ (pub. 26.07.15-20:14). 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-review-william-jamess-principles-psychology-part-2.
Posted:
Jul 26, 2015, 20:14 by Mats Bergman