Science in Quotes: Nature and Economy

4 April, 2012 at 07:43 | Posted in Economy, Environmental issues, Nature, Science, science in quotes, sustainable development | Leave a comment
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“Nature’s economy shall be the base for our own, for it is immutable, but ours is secondary. An economist without knowledge of nature is therefore like a physicist without knowledge of mathematics.”
— Carl Linnaeus, in “Linnaeus: Nature and Nation,” as translated by Lisbet Koerner.


Carl Linnaeus (1707–1778) was a swedish botanist, zoologist, and physician. He is known for his work on taxonomy.

via Science in Quotes: Nature and Economy | Earth & Environment | Science | Epoch Times

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