The Commens Dictionary
Quote from ‘Sketch of Dichotomic Mathematics’
Any Axiom would be a proposition not deducible from anything asserted in the definitions and postulates, but immediately evident in view of the facts that have been laid down and these are true.
‘Axiom’ (pub. 20.11.15-10:00). 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-sketch-dichotomic-mathematics-6.