” And we owe science to the combined energies of individual men of genius, rather than to any tendency to progress inherent in civilization. “


” If they are, then the only ultimate truths are the particulars of concrete experience, and no postulate or general assumption is inherent in science until its proceedings become systematic, or the truths already reached give direction to further research. “


” The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man. “


” We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them. “



All 4 Chauncey Wright Quotes about Science in picture


And we owe science to the combined energies of individual men of genius, rather than to any tendency to progress inherent in civilization.
If they are, then the only ultimate truths are the particulars of concrete experience, and no postulate or general assumption is inherent in science until its proceedings become systematic, or the truths already reached give direction to further research.


The accidental causes of science are only accidents relatively to the intelligence of a man.
We receive the truths of science by compulsion. Nothing but ignorance is able to resist them.
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