Digital Companion to C. S. Peirce
1885 | Notes on the Categories [R] | W 5:238; CP 1.353
…even when one element cannot even be supposed without another, they may ofttimes be distinguished from one another. Thus we can neither imagine nor suppose a taller without a shorter, yet we can distinguish the taller from the shorter. I call this mode of separation Distinction.
‘Distinction’. Term 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/term/distinction, 31.05.2023.