François Jacob Quote

For science, there are many possible worlds; but the interesting one is the world that exists and has already shown itself to be at work for a long time. Science attempts to confront the possible with the actual.


The Possible and the Actual, Myth and Science (p. 12), Pantheon Books. 1982

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For science, there are many possible worlds; but the interesting one is the world that exists and has already shown itself to be at work for a long...

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For science, there are many possible worlds; but the interesting one is the world that exists and has already shown itself to be at work for a long...

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For science, there are many possible worlds; but the interesting one is the world that exists and has already shown itself to be at work for a long...

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For science, there are many possible worlds; but the interesting one is the world that exists and has already shown itself to be at work for a long...