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- "From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself."
- "Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible."
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- "Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions."― Michel Foucault
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