William Whewell Quote

These sciences have no principles besides definitions and axioms, and no process of proof but deduction; this process, however, assuming a most remarkable character; and exhibiting a combination of simplicity and complexity, of rigor and generality, quite unparalleled in other subjects.


The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences Founded Upon Their History - (Volume 1), Part 1, Book 2, Chapter 1, Section 2 (p. 83)

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These sciences have no principles besides definitions and axioms, and no process of proof but deduction; this process, however, assuming a most...

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These sciences have no principles besides definitions and axioms, and no process of proof but deduction; this process, however, assuming a most...

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These sciences have no principles besides definitions and axioms, and no process of proof but deduction; this process, however, assuming a most...

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These sciences have no principles besides definitions and axioms, and no process of proof but deduction; this process, however, assuming a most...