Science History Quotes (3 quotes)
Among the current discussions, the impact of new and sophisticated methods in the study of the past occupies an important place. The new 'scientific' or 'cliometric' historyborn of the marriage contracted between historical problems and advanced statistical analysis, with economic theory as bridesmaid and the computer as best manhas made tremendous advances in the last generation.
One major problem with any science is that people who don't know the conceptual history of their field go round re-inventing the elliptical wheel.
Wisdom cannot be directly transmitted, and does not readily accumulate through the ages.