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Potentiality

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Digital Companion to C. S. Peirce
Potentiality
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1908 | The Prescott Book | MS [R] 277

Potentiality is the absence of Determination (in the usual broad sense)[,] not a mere negative kind but a positive capacity to be Yea and to be Nay; not ignorance but a state of being. It is therefore Inchoateness of Being. Nothing is the Egg of Being. It is self-contained ability to be this and that. Latent Being.