Quotes by William Whewell

About William Whewell:

William Whewell was an English polymath, scientist, Anglican priest, philosopher, theologian, and historian of science. He was Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. In his time as a student there, he achieved distinction in both poetry and mathematics.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Whewell
  • DescriptionEnglish philosopher & historian of science
  • BornMay 24, 1794
  • DiedMarch 6, 1866
  • CountryUnited Kingdom
  • ProfessionEconomist; Physicist; Historian; Philosopher; Writer
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society; Royal Medal