The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.Tags: Facts, Greatest, Science ✍ Author: Albert Einstein
Science, we are repeatedly told, is the most reliable form of knowledge about the world because it is based on testable hypotheses. Religion, by contrast, is based on faith. The term 'doubting Thomas' well illustrates the difference.Tags: Faith, Knowledge, Religion ✍ Author: Paul Davies
Part of the scientific temperament is this tolerance for holding multiple hypotheses in mind at the same time.Tags: Mind, Time, Tolerance ✍ Author: Lawrence Eagleburger
I would finally renounce my delusional hypotheses and revert to thinking of myself as a human of more conventional circumstances and return to mathematical research.Tags: Human, Research, Thinking ✍ Author: John Forbes Nash, Jr.