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" All through the physical world runs that unknown content, which must surely be the stuff of our consciousness. Here is a hint of aspects deep within the world of physics, and yet unattainable by the methods of physics. And, moreover, we have found that... "
Space, Time and Gravitation: An Outline of the General Relativity Theory - Page 201
by Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington - 1921 - 218 pages
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The American Journal of Science

John Rodgers - Science - 1921
...strange foot-print on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories one after the other to account for its origin. At last we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the foot -print. And Lo! it is our own." The book will give the reader a good idea of the Einstein theory...
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Physics & Philosophy

Frederick Alexander Lindemann
...own metaphors: 'When science has progressed the furthest, the mind has but regained from nature what the mind has put into nature. We have found a strange...creature that made the footprint, and lo! it is our own.' Eddington's claim that the fundamental laws of physics can be foreseen epistemologically would carry...
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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty

Morris Kline - Mathematics - 1982 - 366 pages
...great physicists of our time. According to Eddington the human mind decides how nature must behave: We have found that where science has progressed the...creature that made the footprint. And Lo! It is our own. The Kantian explanation of why mathematics works has in recent years been elaborated at length by Alfred...
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The Uncertain Phoenix: Adventures Toward a Post-cultural Sensibility

David L. Hall - History - 1982 - 426 pages
...devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origin. At last, we have succeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own."27 It would be a mistake to classify these statements as no more than idealist interpretations...
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Mathematics and the Search for Knowledge

Morris Kline - History - 1985 - 272 pages
...prescribing to nature. However, Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington (1882-1944) supported the Kantian view: [We] have found that where science has progressed...creature that made the footprint. And Lo! it is our own. Eddington came to believe that the universe of human experience is essentially the creation of the...
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A Comparative Study of the Jaina Theories of Reality and Knowledge

Y. J. Padmarajiah - Jaina philosophy - 1963 - 423 pages
...regained from nature that which the mind has put into nature". Concluding this thesis he further remarks, "We have found a strange foot-print on the shores...that made the foot-print. And Lo ! it is our own. " (Space, Time and Gravitation, Cambridge, 1920, pp. 200-201. See also the Reign oj Relativity, p....
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The Prism of Science

Edna Ullmann-Margalit - History - 1986 - 250 pages
...Gravitation, p. 200) In spite of these doubts and hesitations, he ends the book with the famous passage: We have found a strange foot-print on the shores of...creature that made the foot-print. And Lo! it is our own. (Space Time and Gravitation, p. 201) When asked, Einstein recommended Space Time and Gravitation for...
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Alfred Korzybski: Collected Writings, 1920-1950

M. Kendig - General semantics - 1990 - 915 pages
...the marble and the sculptor (6, p. 274). Arthur S. Eddington expresses himself in different words : And yet, in regard to the nature of things, this knowledge...creature that made the footprint. And Lo ! it is our own (9, p. 200). " 23 By permission of Mrs. CJ Keyser. 24 By permission of Cambridge University Press....
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after the other, to account for its origin. At last, we have succeeded...creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own. 9 Schrodinger's wave- mechanics is not a physical theory, but a dodge and a very good dodge too....
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Human Being in Depth: A Scientific Approach to Religion

Swami Ranganathananda - Religion - 1991 - 159 pages
...strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after the other, to account for its origin. At last, we have succeeded...creature that made the footprint. And lo! it is our own.4 1 [italics added] Hints such as these, given by the earlier philosopher-scientists, have developed...
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