My subject this morning is 'The Principles of War,' and I'd like to begin by categorizing war as a science and as an art. Let us define science as a body of systematized knowledge, and art as skill in the application of knowledge to the accomplishment of a concrete purpose.
Emerson, David F.
"The Principles of War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 17
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol17/iss3/2