Standing on the Shoulders of Giants
“We are like dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, so that we can see more than they, and things at a greater distance, not by any virtue of any sharpness of sight on our part, or any physical distinction, but because we are carried high and raised up by their giant size.”Bernard de Chartres
“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”Isaac Newton
What is meant by “standing on the shoulders of giants”, as displayed in the picture as well as the two citations? And how might it be connected to the topic “plagiarism”? Think on your own before moving on to the next step!