William Whewell Quote

No scientific discovery can, with anyjustice, be considered due to accident. In whatever manner facts may be presented to the notice of a discoverer, they can never become the materials of exact knowledge, except they find his mind already provided with precise and suitable conceptions by which they may be analyzed and connected.


The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History, (Volume 2), Book XI, Chapter II (p. 23)

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