120 posts tagged epistemology
“Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.”
Curiosity as is seen by Einstein (above, via Physicist Tv) and by XKCD (below, via XKCD).
“Logic is the anatomy of thought.”
“The 2nd law of thermodynamics has the same degree of truth as the statement that if you throw a tumblerful of water into the sea, you cannot get the same tumblerful of water out again.”
James Clerk Maxwell
(Image from this special in Nature)
Are you suffering a long Monday? Click the image to put the concept of time in context and relieve this pain by yourself.
“Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.”