Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on January 15, 2015

in Science

… is from page 125 of the late Stephen Jay Gould’s 1977 collection, Ever Since Darwin:

But creative thought in science is exactly this – not a mechanical collection of facts and induction of theories, but a complex process involving intuition, bias, and insight from other fields.  Science, at its best, interposes human judgment and ingenuity upon all its proceedings.


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