Alfred North Whitehead Quote

What the learned world tends to offer is one second-hand scrap of information illustrating ideas derived from another second-hand scrap of information. The second-handedness of the learned world is the secret of its mediocrity.


The Aims of Education (1929)

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What the learned world tends to offer is one second-hand scrap of information illustrating ideas derived from another second-hand scrap of...

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What the learned world tends to offer is one second-hand scrap of information illustrating ideas derived from another second-hand scrap of...

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What the learned world tends to offer is one second-hand scrap of information illustrating ideas derived from another second-hand scrap of...

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What the learned world tends to offer is one second-hand scrap of information illustrating ideas derived from another second-hand scrap of...