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The Two Cultures

The Two Cultures

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Stefan Collini
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  • Date Published: July 1993
  • availability: Replaced by 9781107606142
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521457309

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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 context of the debate, its implications and its afterlife.

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    • Date Published: July 1993
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521457309
    • length: 181 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 136 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Replaced by 9781107606142
  • Table of 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.

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    C. P. Snow

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    Stefan Collini

    Contributors

    Stefan Collini

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