# The Commens DictionaryQuote from ‘Topics. Chapter I. Singular Systems’

Quote:

…an assertion is comprehensive in so far as it extends the person to whom it is addressed a certain latitude in the interpretation of it; it is vague in so far as it reserves to the utterer of it a similar latitude.

Date:
1903 [c.]
References:
MS [R] 151
Citation:
‘Vague’ (pub. 21.08.17-14:04). 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-topics-chapter-i-singular-systems-0.
Posted:
Aug 21, 2017, 14:04 by Mats Bergman