Law of Habit

Keyword: Law of Habit

Dictionary Entry | Posted 21/10/2015
Quote from "Letters to Christine Ladd-Franklin"

I believe the law of habit to be purely psychical. But then I suppose matter is merely mind deadened by the development of habit. While every physical process can be reversed without violation of...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 20/10/2015
Quote from "Logic. Chapter I. Of Thinking as Cerebration"

According to the universal law of habit, all vital processes whatever tend to become easier on repetition. (J. J. Murphy. Habit and Intelligence. 1869. Chap...

Manuscript | Posted 19/12/2012
Peirce, Charles S. (1896 [c.]). Lessons of the History of Science. MS [R] 1288

Robin Catalogue:
A. MS., G-c. 1896-3 [sup(2)G-c.1896-3], pp. 1-47.
Published, in part, as 1.43-125. Unpublished: on blocking the path of inquiry; Ockham’s maxim and...