By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Goethe's medical paintings is much less time-honored to the analyzing public then his poetry, but his realizing of normal phenomena monitors a similar sensitivity and brilliance as his depictions of human relationships. established upon Goethe's examine in anatomy, botany, physics, chemistry, zoology, meteorology and geology, those forty decisions name upon scientists to enhance their perceptions either inwardly and outwardly in pursuing the continuum of nature via an interconnected and dwelling international.
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For here at this pass, this transition from empirical evidence to judgment, cognition to application, all the inner enemies of man lie in wait: imagination, which sweeps him away on its wings before he knows his feet have left the ground; impatience; haste; self-satisfaction; rigidity; formalistic thought; prejudice; ease; frivolity; fickleness—this whole throng and its retinue. Here they lie-in ambush and surprise not only the active observer but also the contemplative one who appears safe from all passion.
It is actually the temperament which makes truly satisfying music of a higher kind possible, nature notwithstanding. It would be necessary to introduce a method of discoursing by artifice. A symbolism would have to be established! But who is to do this? And who is to recognize it, once accomplished? Regarding what botany calls " g e n e r a " (in the usual sense of the word), I have always held it impossible to treat one genus like another. I would say there are genera with a character which is expressed throughout all their species; we can approach them in a rational way.
There was no latitude for error as the vegetation revealed its processes to me step by step. Without interfering, I had to recognize the ways and means the plant used as it gradually rose from a state of complete encapsulation to one of perfection. In my physics experiments I became convinced that any observation of physical objects required above all that I be thorough in my search for every condition under which a phenomenon may arise, and that I be as comprehensive as possible in collecting phenomena.
Scientific studies by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe