Scientific

Famous quotes containing the word scientific:

    The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
    Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–95)

    In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.
    John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)

    Theology, I am persuaded, derives its initial impulse from a religious wavering; for there is quite as much, or more, that is mysterious and calculated to awaken scientific curiosity in the intercourse with God, and it [is] a problem quite analogous to that of theology.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)