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Every theory is a self-fulfilling prophecy that orders experience into the framework it provides.
To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy, religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines through which we try to comprehend the world and the society in which we live.
Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.
Scientists construct facts by constantly making decisions about what they will consider significant, what experiments they should pursue, and how they will describe their observations.
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Socialism proposes no adequate substitute for the motive of enlightened selfishness that today is at the basis of all human labor and effort, enterprise and new activity.
William Howard Taft
March 3, 1924
September 1, 2016
Ruth Hubbard was a professor of biology at Harvard University, where she was the first woman to hold a tenured professorship position in biology.
EXPLODING GENE MYTH PA (1993)
The politics of women's biology (1990)
Profitable promises (1995)
Gomery's Blinders and Canadian Federalism (2007)
Reinventing Biology (1995)
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