The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘The Prescott Book’
Mathematics wholly relates to hypothetical states of things, perfectly exact, but of a kind that only affect a few very general characters.
MS [R] 277
‘Mathematics’ (pub. 15.10.15-13:53). 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-prescott-book.