# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘The Logic Notebook’

Quote:

Firstness is the Mode of Being of that which is such as it is positively and regardless of anything else. It is thus an abstract possibility, It can therefore only be known to us immediately.

Date:
1905-06-01
References:
MS [R] 339:242r
Citation:
‘Firstness’ (pub. 09.08.17-10:35). 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-logic-notebook-11.
Posted:
Aug 09, 2017, 10:35 by Mats Bergman