empiricism

A Quote by William B.‘Bill' Watterson II on science, wonder, and empiricism

"The problem with science is you have a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder."

Bill Watterson (1958 -)

Source: Calvin and Hobbes

Contributed by: Kate

A Quote by Gaston Bachelard on empiricism, description, subject, and object

Empirical description involves enslavement to the object by decreeing passivity on the part of the subject.

Gaston Bachelard (1884 - 1962)

Source: The Poetics of Reverie, Pages: 4

Contributed by: Chris

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