Dugald Stewart Quote

It is a certain fact, that, in mathematicians who have confined their studies to mathematics alone, there has often been observed a proneness to that species of religious enthusiasm in which imagination is the predominant element, and which, like a contagion, is propagated in a crowd.


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

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It is a certain fact, that, in mathematicians who have confined their studies to mathematics alone, there has often been observed a proneness to that ...

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It is a certain fact, that, in mathematicians who have confined their studies to mathematics alone, there has often been observed a proneness to that ...

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It is a certain fact, that, in mathematicians who have confined their studies to mathematics alone, there has often been observed a proneness to that ...

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It is a certain fact, that, in mathematicians who have confined their studies to mathematics alone, there has often been observed a proneness to that ...