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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Like numerous other historians of medieval science, the author attacks the long-standing misconception, first posed by Cornell president Andrew Dickson White, that "presents religion and science as diametrically opposed" and "the Church as deeply hostile to dissection" (21).
New York, NY: Andrew Dickson White Museum of Art, Cornell University, 1972.
In his seminal 1896 work A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Andrew Dickson White, the former president of Cornell University, famously cast the past as a long struggle between scientific truths and religious dogmas.
In 1962 he took up a permanent professorship at Cornell University, as Andrew Dickson White Professor of Architecture.
Cornell University was founded at Ithaca, N.Y., by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White. Cornell secured the site and endowed $500,000 for the school.