William Ian Beardmore Beveridge

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William Ian Beardmore Beveridge (1908 - August 14, 2006) was an Australian animal pathologist and director of the Institute of Animal Pathology, University of Cambridge


The Art of Scientific Investigation (1950)[edit]

  • ...no one believes an hypothesis except its originator but everyone believes an experiment except the experimenter.
    • p. 65.
  • When adults first become conscious of something new, they usually either attack or try to escape from it... Attack includes such mild forms as ridicule, and escape includes merely putting out of mind.
    • p. 65.
  • Many discoveries must have been stillborn or smothered at birth. We know only those which survived.
    • p. 65.

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