6 edition of Astride the two cultures found in the catalog.
Bibliography: p. xi-xii.
|Statement||edited by Harold Harris.|
|Contributions||Koestler, Arthur, 1905-, Harris, Harold.|
|LC Classifications||PR6021.O4 Z57 1976|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xix, 219 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||219|
|LC Control Number||75029459|
The “Two Cultures” were the Ivory Tower equivalent of Chelsea vs. Arsenal. For Snow, was a turning point for the atomic age. If science and the humanities didn’t come together—empiricists exploring the humanities and aesthetes understanding the scientific method—human “progress” would cease. 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 that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today.3/5(5).
Pro: It offers a richness to one’s life that cannot be books are great, but one can’t learn richness from a book. Movies can give a glimpse, but will never do justice to the smells, the tastes, the smiles, the accents, the people, the memories. A blistering row between the novelist CP Snow and the literary critic FR Leavis was big news in the s. Stefan Collini revisits the Two Cultures controversy, and Author: Stefan Collini.
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Astride the Two Cultures. By Gerald Jonas. (based on his book of the same name) will agree that he was one of the great educators of the age, heroically determined to Author: Gerald Jonas. Astride the two cultures: Arthur Koestler at 70 [Harris, Harold (Ed.)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Astride the two cultures. London: Hutchinson, ASTRIDE THE TWO CULTURES: Arthur Koestler at By.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Harris, H. IntroductionWebberley, R. The Two Cultures is the first part of an influential Rede Lecture by British scientist and novelist C. Snow which were published in book form as The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution the same year.
Its thesis was that science and the humanities which represented "the intellectual life of the whole of western society" had become split into "two cultures" and that this division.
This is a fascinating and timely book. Although the basic narrative of Augustine's life that Gonzalez offers here will be very familiar to those who have read the saint's works, Gonzalez's mestizo framework -- two intermeshed cultures, in Augustine's case African and Roman -- Cited by: 1.
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. Snow’s Rede lecture of that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today.5/5(1).
At least the title of C.P. Snow's The Two Cultures has entered into the general currency of thought in the Western world. This book contains Snow's original Rede lecture as well as a follow up published five years later (The Two Cultures: A Second Look).These are coupled with an introduction by Stefan Collini which runs to over seventy pages; this sets both Snow and his lecture in.
The Two Cultures by C. Snow,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(1K). The separateness of his two cultures is a very slippery thing. For all the book’s continuing interest, we should spend less time merely citing “The Two Cultures,” and more time genuinely. In One Nation, Two Cultures, one of today's most respected and articulate cultural critics gives us a penetrating examination of the gulf between the two sides of American society -- a divide that cuts across class, racial, ethnic, political, and sexual one side originated in the traditional idea of republican virtue, the other emerged from the counterculture/5.
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