James Clerk Maxwell Quote

The education of man is so well provided for in the world around him, and so hopeless in any of the worlds which he makes for himself, that it becomes of the utmost importance to distinguish natural truth from artificial system, the development of a science from the envelopment of a craft.


Quoted in Lewis Campbell and William Garnett, The Life of James Clerk Maxwell: With a Selection from His

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The education of man is so well provided for in the world around him, and so hopeless in any of the worlds which he makes for himself, that it...

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The education of man is so well provided for in the world around him, and so hopeless in any of the worlds which he makes for himself, that it...

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The education of man is so well provided for in the world around him, and so hopeless in any of the worlds which he makes for himself, that it...

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The education of man is so well provided for in the world around him, and so hopeless in any of the worlds which he makes for himself, that it...