# The Commens Dictionary

Quote from ‘On Quantity, with special reference to Collectional and Mathematical Infinity’

Term:

Quote:

…the proper definition of mathematics is that it is the study of the substances of hypotheses, which it first frames and then traces to their consequences.

Date:

1895 [c.]

References:

MS [R] 14:3

Citation:

‘Mathematics’ (pub. 11.09.14-10:35). 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-quantity-special-reference-collectional-and-mathematical-infinity-2.Published:

Sep 11, 2014, 10:35