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Single Idea 14765

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / D. Empiricism / 2. Associationism]

Full Idea

The doctrine of the association of ideas is, to my thinking, the finest piece of philosophical work of the prescientific ages.

Gist of Idea

Association of ideas is the best philosophical idea of the prescientific age


Charles Sanders Peirce (Concerning the Author [1897], p.2)

Book Reference

Peirce,Charles Sanders: 'Philosophical Writings of Peirce', ed/tr. Buchler,Justus [Dover 1940], p.2