Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Herschel , John Frederick William (1831), A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural Philosophy, Retrieved on 2012-01-02
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    02 JAN 2012

     Herschel Sees Spirituality in Science

    To the natural philosopher there is no natural object unimportant or trifling … A mind that has once imbibed a taste for scientific enquiry has within itself an inexhaustible source of pure and exciting contemplations. One would think that Shakespeare had such a mind in view when he describes a contemplative man finding Tongues in trees — books in the running brooks Sermons in stones — and good in everything Where the uninformed and unenquiring eye perceives neither novelty nor beau...
    Folksonomies: philosophy naturalism
    Folksonomies: philosophy naturalism
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    Everything in nature is interesting and significant.