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The Two Cultures

The Two Cultures

by C. P. Snow

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781107606142
Pages: 181
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 5 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-26
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The notion that our society, its education system and its intellectual life, is characterised by a split between two cultures – the arts or humanities on one hand, and the sciences on the other – has a long history. But it was C. P. Snow's Rede lecture of 1959 that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today. This 50th anniversary printing of The Two Cultures and its successor piece, A Second Look (in which Snow responded to the controversy four years later) features an introduction by Stefan Collini, charting the history and context of the debate, its implications and its afterlife. The importance of science and technology in policy run largely by non-scientists, the future