William Whewell Quote

How impossible the formation of these sciences [mechanics, optics, physiology and chemistry], without a constant and careful reference to observation and experiment; - how rapid and prosperous their progress may be when they draw from such sources the materials on which the mind of the philosopher employs itself.


History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time, (3rd edition), Introduction (p. 7)

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How impossible the formation of these sciences [mechanics, optics, physiology and chemistry], without a constant and careful reference to observation ...

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How impossible the formation of these sciences [mechanics, optics, physiology and chemistry], without a constant and careful reference to observation ...

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How impossible the formation of these sciences [mechanics, optics, physiology and chemistry], without a constant and careful reference to observation ...

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How impossible the formation of these sciences [mechanics, optics, physiology and chemistry], without a constant and careful reference to observation ...