William Whewell Quote

The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is the means to an end; in science, it is the only end. Hence the practical arts are not to be classed among the sciences


The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History (ed. 1840)

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The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is the means to an end; in science, it is the only end. Hence the...

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The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is the means to an end; in science, it is the only end. Hence the...

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The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is the means to an end; in science, it is the only end. Hence the...

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The object of science is knowledge; the objects of art are works. In art, truth is the means to an end; in science, it is the only end. Hence the...