William Whewell Quote

True knowledge is the interpretation of nature; and therefore it requires both the interpreting mind, and nature for its subject; both the document, and the ingenuity to read it aright.


History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time, (3rd edition), Introduction (p. 6)

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True knowledge is the interpretation of nature; and therefore it requires both the interpreting mind, and nature for its subject; both the document,...

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True knowledge is the interpretation of nature; and therefore it requires both the interpreting mind, and nature for its subject; both the document,...

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True knowledge is the interpretation of nature; and therefore it requires both the interpreting mind, and nature for its subject; both the document,...

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True knowledge is the interpretation of nature; and therefore it requires both the interpreting mind, and nature for its subject; both the document,...