Denis Diderot Quote

I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is either to extend the boundaries of the patches of light, or to increase their number. One of these tasks falls to the creative genius; the other requires a sort of sagacity combined with perfectionism.


Thoughts on the interpretation of nature: and other philosophical works (ed. 2000)

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I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is...

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I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is...

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I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is...

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I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is...