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THE

WARFARE OF SCIENCE.

BY

ANDREW DICKSON WHITE, LL.D.,

PRESIDENT OF CORNELL UNIVERSITY,

NEW YORK:
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,

549 & 051 BROADWAY.

1876.

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ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1876,

By D. APPLETON & CO., In the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

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PREFATORY NOTE.

In its earlier abridged form this address was given as a Phi Beta Kappa oration at Brown University, and, as a lecture, at New York, Boston, New Haven, Ann Arbor, and elsewhere. In that form, substantially, it was published in The PopuLAR SCIENCE MONTHLY. I have now given it careful revision, correcting some errors, and extending it largely by presenting new facts and developing various points of interest in the general discussion. Among the subjects added or rewrought are: in Astronomy, the struggle of Galileo and the retreat of the Church after its victory; in Chemistry and Physics, the compromise between Science and Theology made by Thomas Aquinas, and the unfortunate route taken by Science in consequence; in Anatomy and Medicine, the earlier growth of

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