Carl Linnaeus Quote

In natural science the principles of truth ought to be confirmed by observation.


Philosophia Botanica (1751), final sentence. Trans. Frans A. Stafleu, Linnaeus and the Linneans: The Spreading of their Ideas in Systematic Botany, 1735–1789 (1971)

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In natural science the principles of truth ought to be confirmed by observation.

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In natural science the principles of truth ought to be confirmed by observation.

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In natural science the principles of truth ought to be confirmed by observation.

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In natural science the principles of truth ought to be confirmed by observation.