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Simon Newcomb

Scientific method consists in applying to those subjects which lie without the range of our immediate experience those same common-sense methods of reasoning which successful men of the world apply in judging of matters which concern their own interests.

Simon Newcomb, Principles of Political Economy (1886), chapter III, “Of Scientific Method”
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  1. Kennita Watson says:

    I think this is wrong, because if scientific method were common sense, we wouldn’t have had to invent it.  People come up with all sorts of nonsense using common sense,

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