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Quotes by Talcott Parsons
30 quotes by Talcott Parsons
But the scientific importance of a change in knowledge of fact consists precisely in j its having consequences for a system of theory.
Quote about science, knowledge, change
Empirical interest will be in the facts so far as they are relevant to the solution of these problems.
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From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself.
Quote about character, evolution, science, knowledge, body
Knowledge is held to be an entirely quantitative affair. The one important thing is to have observed what had not been observed before.
Quote about things, affair, knowledge
Quote about evolution, progress, god