The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Materials for Monist Article: The Consequences of Pragmaticism. Vols. I and II [R]’
An external object is anything that is not affected by any of man’s cognitions (whether about it or about anything else) to whom it is external.
MS [R] 288:117
‘External’ (pub. 09.03.16-17:01). 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-materials-monist-article-consequences-pragmaticism-vols-i-and-ii-r-5.