William Whewell Quote: “Fundamental ideas are not a consequence…”

Fundamental ideas are not a consequence of experience, but a result of the particular constitution and activity of the mind, which is independent of all experience in its origin, though constantly combined with experience in its exercise.

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Name: William Whewell
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: English
Birthday: May 24, 1794
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