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concepts Quotes

Four of the best book quotes about concepts
  1. #1
    “Metaphysics involves intuitive knowledge of unprovable starting-points concepts and truth and demonstrative knowledge of what follows from them.”
  2. #2
    “More than sixty years ago, mathematical logicians, by defining precisely the concept of an algorithm, gave content to the ancient human idea of an effective calculation. Their definitions led to the creation of the digital computer, an interesting example of thought bending matter to its ends.”
  3. #3
    “Visual impressions are greatly intensified and the eye recovers some of the perceptual innocence of childhood, when the sensum was not immediately and automatically subordinated to the concept. Interest in space is diminished and interest in time falls almost to zero.”
  4. #4
    “Five a.m. was a largely theoretical concept to me. I knew it existed, but I rarely observed it. Nor did I want to.”