Friday, April 17, 2015

Science is concerned with the shadows on the cave walls

And properly so:

"It is plain that what we apprehend as 'reality' is only 'shadows cast from without into the shadows of the cave'. But it is only with these shadows that science can be concerned." -- G. L. S. Shackle, quoted in Earl and Littleboy, p. 23

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