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" If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. "
MEMOIRES OF THE LIFE,WRITINGS, AND DISCOVERIES - Pagina 142
door SIR ISAAC NEWTON - 1855
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10;Volume 102

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1855
...this subject/ he says ; ' what Des Cartes did was a good step. You have added much several ways. ... If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.' This elegant and not undeserved compliment was enough to satisfy even the famehunting spirit of Robert...
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Christianum Organum: Or, The Inductive Method in Scripture and Science

Josiah Miller - 1870 - 203 pagina’s
...searching into this subject. What Descartes did was a good step; you have added much several ways. ... If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.' In his daily life he was temperate and abstemious, indifferent to luxury and indulgence and the minor...
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Sunday Afternoon, Volume 3

1879
...refrangibility. Modest in self-estimate, in writing to Hooke of some of his discoveries about light he said, "If I have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." He was slow to publish, fearing that he might be drawn into disputes ; he was reluctant " to part with...
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Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society

American Mathematical Society - 1916
...step. You have added much several ways, and especially in considering the colours of thin plates. // / have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." * L'Enseignement mathematique, vol. 7, 1905, p. 7. t Works, edited by Elwin and Courthope, vol. 4,...
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The Sociology of Science: Theoretical and Empirical Investigations

Robert K. Merton - 1973 - 605 pagina’s
...come much later from Merlon's typewriter. In the footnote discussing the origins of Newton's aphorism, "If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants," is to be found the first indication of an abiding interest that would result finally in the book On...
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On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini

Barton C. Hacker, James M. Grimwood - 1977 - 625 pagina’s
...that succeeded it. Titan II could carry men to new heights, allowing them to say with Isaac Newton, "If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."8 Titan might also help to underscore the living relevance of Newtonian science in an age dominated...
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On the Shoulders of Titans: A History of Project Gemini

Barton C. Hacker, James M. Grimwood - 1978 - 625 pagina’s
...that succeeded it. Titan II could carry men to new heights, allowing them to say with Isaac Newton, "If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."8 Titan might also help to underscore the living relevance of Newtonian science in an age dominated...
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Five Faces of Modernity: Modernism, Avant-garde, Decadence, Kitsch ...

Matei Călinescu, Professor Matei Calinescu - 1987 - 395 pagina’s
...searching into this subject. What Descartes did was a good step. You have added much in several ways. ... If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."10 With the omission of any explicit reference to the "dwarfs," Newton's "giants" is meant...
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They Never Said It : A Book of Fake Quotes, Misquotes, and Misleading ...

Paul F. Boller Jr. Emeritus Professor of History Texas Christian University, Oklahoma John George Jr. Professor of Political Science and Sociology Central State University - 1989 - 192 pagina’s
...both humorous verse and whimsical prose.176 $ Newton, Sir Isaac (1641-1727) SHOULDERS-OF-GIANTS QUOTE "If I have seen farther, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants." For centuries Newton's admirers have quoted the shouldersof-giants remark to show how modest the great...
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Culture and Society: Contemporary Debates

Jeffrey C. Alexander, Steven Seidman, Steven Jay Seidman, Cambridge University Press - 1990 - 375 pagina’s
...their dependence upon a cultural heritage to which they lay no differential claims. Newton's remark - "If I have seen farther it is by standing on the shoulders of giants" - expresses at once a sense of indebtedness to the common heritage and recognition of the essentially...
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