Andrew Dickson White


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United States educator who in 1865 (with Ezra Cornell) founded Cornell University and served as its first president (1832-1918)

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In 1962 he took up a permanent professorship at Cornell University, as Andrew Dickson White Professor of Architecture.
Murphy joins the chorus of thinkers who wish to move beyond the stereotype stemming from Andrew Dickson White that "warfare" exists between science and religion.
Nineteenth-century scientist Asa Grey and preacher Henry Ward Beecher defended Darwin's teaching, but clearly others, such as the secularist Andrew Dickson White, affirmed an incompatibility between science and religion, which for him, was tantamount to superstition.