Digital Companion to C. S. Peirce

Some Wit, Wisdom & Bewilderment

In the fourteenth century Nominalism was rendered a respectable opinion by the halting realism of Scotus and by the extravagant unpragmatism of his followers. But after physical science has discovered so many general principles in Nature, nominalism becomes a disgraceful habitude of thought.
The Bed-Rock beneath Pragmaticism, 1905