Dugald Stewart Quote

In the course of my own experience, I have never met with a mere mathematician who was not credulous to a fault: credulous not only with respect to human testimony, but credulous also in matters of opinion; and prone, on all subjects which he had not carefully studied, to repose too much faith in illustrious and consecrated names.


Quoted in William Hamilton, Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University, Reform

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In the course of my own experience, I have never met with a mere mathematician who was not credulous to a fault: credulous not only with respect to...

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In the course of my own experience, I have never met with a mere mathematician who was not credulous to a fault: credulous not only with respect to...

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In the course of my own experience, I have never met with a mere mathematician who was not credulous to a fault: credulous not only with respect to...

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In the course of my own experience, I have never met with a mere mathematician who was not credulous to a fault: credulous not only with respect to...