Excerpt from The Place of the University in Modern Life This paper was the last of a series of public evening lectures, given by the Professors of the Transvaal University College during 1906. The author ackwledges his indebtedness for sundry suggestions to the general works on the University; and especially to Prof. Pearson's The Function of Science in the Modern State (Encyclopedia Britannica, Vol. xxxii.), Dr. Wilson's Princeton in the Nations Service (The Forum, 1896), and Pres. Butler's Inaugural Address (Columbia University,1902). About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.