William Whewell Quote

Metaphysical discussions are not to be put in opposition to the study of facts; but are to be stimulated, nourished and directed by a constant recourse to experiment and observation.


The Philosophy of the Inductive Sciences: Founded Upon Their History, (Volume 2), Book XIII, Chapter IV (p. 379)

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Metaphysical discussions are not to be put in opposition to the study of facts; but are to be stimulated, nourished and directed by a constant...

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Metaphysical discussions are not to be put in opposition to the study of facts; but are to be stimulated, nourished and directed by a constant...

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Metaphysical discussions are not to be put in opposition to the study of facts; but are to be stimulated, nourished and directed by a constant...

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Metaphysical discussions are not to be put in opposition to the study of facts; but are to be stimulated, nourished and directed by a constant...