Carl L. Becker Quote

The questions we ask are "What?" and "How?" What are the facts and how are they related? If sometimes, in a moment of absent-mindedness or idle diversion, we ask the question "Why?" the answer escapes us.


The Heavenly City of the Eighteenth-century Philosophers (1932)

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The questions we ask are What? and How? What are the facts and how are they related? If sometimes, in a moment of absent-mindedness or idle...

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The questions we ask are What? and How? What are the facts and how are they related? If sometimes, in a moment of absent-mindedness or idle...

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The questions we ask are What? and How? What are the facts and how are they related? If sometimes, in a moment of absent-mindedness or idle...

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The questions we ask are What? and How? What are the facts and how are they related? If sometimes, in a moment of absent-mindedness or idle...