William Kingdon Clifford Quote

Remember, then, that it [science] is the guide of action; that the truth which it arrives at is not that which we can ideally contemplate without error, but that which we may act upon without fear; and you cannot fail to see that scientific thought is not an accompaniment or condition of human progress, but human progress itself.


Aims and Instruments of Scientific Thought (1872)

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Remember, then, that it [science] is the guide of action; that the truth which it arrives at is not that which we can ideally contemplate without...

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Remember, then, that it [science] is the guide of action; that the truth which it arrives at is not that which we can ideally contemplate without...

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Remember, then, that it [science] is the guide of action; that the truth which it arrives at is not that which we can ideally contemplate without...

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Remember, then, that it [science] is the guide of action; that the truth which it arrives at is not that which we can ideally contemplate without...