From Two Cultures to No Culture: C. P. Snow's Two Cultures Lecture Fifty Years on

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In 1959 C.P. Snow delivered the annual Rede Lecture in Cambridge under the title of 'The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution'. Snow warned of a gap that had opened up between scientists and the 'literary intellectuals' that made it almost impossible for the two groups to communicate. Snow complained that literary intellectuals were not only ignorant of science but contemptuous of it, as if scientific knowledge were unnecessary for a good education. Snow believed that improvements in the teaching of science were ...

From Two Cultures to No Culture: C. P. Snow's Two Cultures Lecture Fifty Years on 2009, Civitas, London

ISBN-13: 9781906837044

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