A Quote by Charles Sanders Peirce on science


The one [the logician] studies the science of drawing conclusions, the other [the mathematician] the science which draws necessary conclusions.

Charles Sanders Peirce (1839 - 1914)

Source: "The Essence of Mathematics" in J. R. Newman (ed.) The World of Mathematics, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1956.

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