Quote by: William Whewell

The system becomes more coherent as it is further extended. The elements which we require for explaining a new class of facts are already contained in our system. In false theories, the contrary is the case.

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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