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The two cultures

Author: C P Snow
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Series: Canto classics.
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The notion that our society, its education system and its intellectual life, is characterized by a split between two cultures--the arts or humanities on one hand, and the sciences on the other--has a long history. The reissue of The Two Cultures and its successor piece, A Second Look (in which Snow responded to the controversy four years later) has a new introduction by Stefan Collini, charting the history and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C P Snow
ISBN: 9780521065207 0521065208
OCLC Number: 56768052
Notes: Originally published as: The two cultures and the scientific revolution.
Description: lxxiii, 107 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction Stefan Collini; Preface to the second edition; Part I. The Rede Lecture, 1959: 1. The two cultures; 2. Intellectuals as natural luddites; 3. The scientific revolution; 4. The rich and the poor; Part II. The Two Cultures: A Second Look; Notes.
Series Title: Canto classics.
Other Titles: Two cultures and the scientific revolution
Responsibility: C.P. Snow ; with introducation by Stefan Collini.

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The notion that our society is characterised by a split between two cultures - the arts or humanities, and the sciences - has a long history. This 50th anniversary printing features an introduction  Read more...

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