The historical approach to understanding of scientific fact is what differentiates the scholar in science from the mere experimenter.

— Edwin Boring

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Sometimes I fear that, if Harvard does not give up trying to turn itself from an Institution of Learning into an Educational Institution, we may have a generation of professors whose duty it will be to disseminate information which they have not the time to acquire.


Doing an experiment is not more important than writing.


Half the time I read Hayek's The Sensory Order with amazement at the extent of his reading and comprehension. He is right most of the time.

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