Ernst Mach

Ernst Mach

Austrian physicist and philosopher-idealist
Strange as it may sound, the power of mathematics rests on its evasion of all unnecessary thought and on its wonderful saving of mental operations.More Ernst Mach quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Many an article that I myself penned twenty years ago impresses me now as something quite foreign to myself.More Ernst Mach quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thought experiment is in any case a necessary precondition for physical experiment. Every experimenter and inventor must have the planned arrangement in his head before translating it into fact.More Ernst Mach quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives, and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it.More Ernst Mach quotes [07/20/2011 06:07:46]
I once knew an otherwise excellent teacher who compelled his students to perform all their demonstrations with incorrect figures, on the theory that it was the logical connection of the concepts, not the figure, that was essential.More Ernst Mach quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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