Monday, December 30, 2013

Engineering Quote of the Week - Carl Mitcham


"[An engineer's] invention causes things to come into existence from ideas, makes world conform to thought; whereas science, by deriving ideas from observation, makes thought conform to existence." 
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(Types of Technology', Research in Philosophy & Technology (1978), Vol. 1, 244.)

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