The humility of true science

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Title

The humility of true science

Subject

Poetry
Religion and science
Alexandrian Society (Amherst College)

Description

A 401-line poem in verse by Edward Hitchcock on the subject of the study and humility of science, which Hitchcock presented to the Alexandrian Society at Amherst College in 1843. The poem also deals with the concept of the relationship between religion and science. Hitchcock wrote two other versions of this poem, titled "Call not them poets, who, like me, compose in verse, so very near allied to prose" and "Humility of science."

Creator

Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864

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Date

1843-03-29

Contributor

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections

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Type

Poems

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Citation

Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864, “The humility of true science,” Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers, accessed August 2, 2021, https://eohp.omeka.net/items/show/22.