Quotes About Science
Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts.
Your theory is crazy, but it's not crazy enough to be true.
Science is what you know; philosophy is what you don't know.
The supreme task of the physicist is to arrive at those universal elementary laws from which the cosmos can be built up by pure deduction.
Time and space and gravitation have no separate existence from matter.
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language. ... For philosophical problems arise when language goes on holiday.
The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.
However, in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, science became too technical and mathematical for the philosophers or anyone else except for a few specialists. Philosophers reduced the scope of their inquiries so much that Wittgenstein the most famous philosopher this century, said 'The sole remaining task for philosophy is the analysis of language.' What a comedown from the great tradition of philosophy from Aristotle to Kant!
Occam's razor - philosophical principle meaning that "All other things being equal, the simplest solution is the best."
William of Ockham
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