The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘A Suggested Classification of the Sciences’
…self-control depends upon the comparison of what is done with an ideal admirable per se, without any ulterior reason. Now the science of that which is admirable without an ulterior reason is Esthetics.
MS [R] 1339:12
‘Esthetics’ (pub. 04.05.15-19:17). 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-suggested-classification-sciences-7.