Gaston Bachelard Quote

Any work of science, no matter what its point of departure, cannot become fully convincing until it crosses the boundary between the theoretical and the experimental: Experimentation must give way to argument, and argument must have recourse to experimentation.


The New Scientific Spirit (1934), trans. A. Goldhammer (1984), 3–4

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Any work of science, no matter what its point of departure, cannot become fully convincing until it crosses the boundary between the theoretical and...

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Any work of science, no matter what its point of departure, cannot become fully convincing until it crosses the boundary between the theoretical and...

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Any work of science, no matter what its point of departure, cannot become fully convincing until it crosses the boundary between the theoretical and...

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Any work of science, no matter what its point of departure, cannot become fully convincing until it crosses the boundary between the theoretical and...