William Whewell Quote

The main object of the work was to present such a survey of the advances already made in physical knowledge, and of the mode in which they have been made, as might serve as a real and firm basis for our speculations concerning the progress of human knowledge, and the processes by which sciences are formed.


History of the Inductive Sciences: From the Earliest to the Present Time (ed. 1847)

Picture Quote 1

The main object of the work was to present such a survey of the advances already made in physical knowledge, and of the mode in which they have been...

Picture Quote 2

The main object of the work was to present such a survey of the advances already made in physical knowledge, and of the mode in which they have been...

Picture Quote 3

The main object of the work was to present such a survey of the advances already made in physical knowledge, and of the mode in which they have been...

Picture Quote 4

The main object of the work was to present such a survey of the advances already made in physical knowledge, and of the mode in which they have been...