Famous Roger Bacon Quotes
 HomeQuotes Biographies Free Essays and ArticlesDiscussion Forum  

Home Free Famous Philosopher Quotes Roger Bacon

 

Bacon is famous for having said the following quotes:

If you are having trouble finding a particular Roger Bacon quote, try control + F.

Argument is conclusive... but... it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment. For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. his hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught.

All science requires mathematics. The knowledge of mathematical things is almost innate in us. This is the easiest of sciences, a fact which is obvious in that no one's brain rejects it; for laymen and people who are utterly illiterate know how to count and reckon.

Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.

If you know of any Roger Bacon quotes that are not currently on this page, please let us know at quotes (AT) philosophyparadise.com.

 

2006 Philosophy Paradise