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A SHORT HISTORY OF SCIENCE

The whole of modern thought is steeped in science. . . The greatest intellectual revolution mankind has yet seen is now slowly taking place by her agency.

The history of science familiarizes us with the ideas of evolution and the continuous transformation of human things. . . It shows us that if the accomplishments of mankind as a whole are grand the contribution of each is small. - SARTON.

The history of science is the real history of mankind.

DU BOIS REYMOND.

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- HUXLEY.

The history of science constant pursuit of truth may contribute. . . . Science is international.

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presents science as the a growth to which each

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SHORT HISTORY OF SCIENCE.

BY

W. T. SEDGWICK AND H. W. TYLER

Professor of Biology

Professor of Mathematics

at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge

The history of science should be

the leading thread in the history of civilization.

- SARTON.

New York

THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

1917

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