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FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS SERIES

MAKERS OF MODERN MEDICINE Lives of the men to whom nineteenth century medical science owes most. Second Edition. New York, 1910. $2.00 net.

THE POPES AND SCIENCE The story of Papal patronage of the sciences and especially medicine. 45th thousand. New York, 1911. $2.00 net.

MAKERS OF ELECTRICITY

Lives of the men to whom important advances in electricity are due. In collaboration with Brother Potamian, F.S.C., Sc.D. (London), Professor of Physics at Manhattan College. New York, 1909. $2.00 net.

EDUCATION, HOW OLD THE NEW

Addresses in the history of education on various occasions. 3rd thousand. New York, 1911. Si.00 net.

IN PREPARATION

MAKERS OF ASTRONOMY

PROBLEMS OLD AND NEW IN EDUCATION

THE THIRTEENTH GREATEST OF CENTURIES Georgetown University edition. 5th thousand. 116 illustrations, nearly 600 pages. Catholic Summer School Press, New York, 1911. Postpaid, S3.50.

THE DOLPHIN PRESS SERIES
CATHOLIC CHURCHMEN IN SCIENCE First and second series, each Si.00 net.

IN COLLABORATION
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINE

O'MALLEY AND WALSH

A manual of information on medical subjects for the clergy, religious superiors, superintendents of hospitals, nurses and charity workers. Longmans, New York, 1911. $2.50 net.

Makers of Medicine

THE STORY OF THE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS

OF THE SCIENCES RELATED TO MEDICINE

DURING THE MIDDLE AGES

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James J. Walsh, K.C.St.G., M.D.

Ph.D.. LL.D., Litt.D.. ScD.

DEAN AND PROFESSOR OF NERVOUS DISEASES AND OF THE HISTORY OF MEDICINE AT

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGICAL

PSYCHOLOGY AT THE CATHEDRAL COLLEGE. NEW YORK

NEW YORK

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY PRESS

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REVEREND DANIEL J. QUINN, S.J.

The historical material here presented was gathered for my classes at Fordham University School of Medicine during your term as president of the University. It seems only fitting then, that when put into more permanent form it should appear under the patronage of your name and tell of my cordial appreciation of more than a quarter of a century of valued friendship.

"When we have thoroughly mastered contemporary science it is time to turn to past science; nothing fortifies the judgment more than this comparative study; impartiality of mind is developed thereby, the uncertainties of any system become manifest. The authority of facts is there confirmed, and we discover in the whole picture a philosophic teaching which is in itself a lesson; in other words, we learn to know, to understand, and to judge." —Littbe: CEuvres d'Hippocrate, T. I, p. 477.

'' There is not a single development, even the most advanced of contemporary medicine, which is not to be found in embryo in the medicine of the olden time.''—Littre: Introduction to the Works of Hippocrates.

"How true it is that in reading this history one finds modern discoveries that are anything but discoveries, unless one supposes that they have been made twice."—Dujaedin: Histoire de la Chirurgie, Paris, 1774 (quoted by Gurlt on the post title-page of his Geschichte der Chirurgie, Berlin, 1898).

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