Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Diderot, Denis (1911), Diderot's Early Philosophical Works, Retrieved on 2012-04-24
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    24 APR 2012

     Science as a Candle in the Dark

    I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is either to extend the boundaries of the patches of light, or to increase their number. One of these tasks falls to the creative genius; the other requires a sort of sagacity combined with perfectionism.
    Folksonomies: science metaphor
    Folksonomies: science metaphor
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    We must work to extend the patches of light, according to Denis Diderot.