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Thomas Hobbes

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Biography - Thomas Hobbes:

English philosopher.
Born: 1588 - Died: 1679
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another.
Thomas Hobbes




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Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.”
François Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.”
Immanuel Kant
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Science means simply the aggregate of all the recipes that are always successful. All the rest is literature.”
Paul Valéry
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A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.”
Karl Popper - Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
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Leisure is the mother of philosophy.”
Thomas Hobbes
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No man's error becomes his own Law; nor obliges him to persist in it.”
Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan
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True and False are attributes of speech, not of things. And where speech is not, there is neither Truth nor Falsehood.”
Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan
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Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.”
Thomas Hobbes
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That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.”
Thomas Hobbes
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The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature that is to say, of his own life.”
Thomas Hobbes
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