English philosopher and Franciscan
Lived from: 1214-1294
Quotes: Roger Bacon
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All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.
Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.
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English philosopher and mathematician 164
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Robin George Collingwood
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George Henry Lewes
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