The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘On the Logic of Quantity’
The first prime division [of science] consists of Mathematics, which merely frames hypotheses and traces out their consequences, and alone of all the sciences does not concern itself with positive truth.
MS [R] 13:1
‘Mathematics’ (pub. 24.03.18-14:50). 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-quantity-3.