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The two cultures and the scientific revolution. by C. P. Snow

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Published by University of Cambridge Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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SeriesThe Rede lecture -- 1959
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Open LibraryOL13657927M

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Snow delivered 7 May a lecture at Cambridge: "The Two cultures and the scientific revolution", and immediately after a book was printed. The book I am talking about here is a second and expanded version, "The Two Cultures: A Second Look". The book has an introduction by Stefan Collini, almost the same lenght than Snow's text/5. Realistically, if I had read this book back then, I would have missed much of its significance. C. P. Snow was a British scientist and novelist. His life straddled “the two cultures,” the scientific and the “classical” one, and thus he was in an ideal position to expound on the subject, which he did in , in the “Rede Lecture” by: Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution. The Two Cultures 1. In 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.

Download In 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.   It was 50 years ago this May that Snow, an English physicist, civil servant and novelist, delivered a lecture at Cambridge called “The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution,” which was later. Buy The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution by C. P. Snow (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).   Published in book form, Snow's lecture was widely read and discussed on both sides of the Atlantic, leading him to write a follow-up, "The Two Cultures: And a Second Look: An Expanded Version of The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution."Brand: Martino Fine Books.

His other works of fiction include Death Under Sail, In Their Wisdom, and A Coat of Varnish. He also wrote several non-fiction works including The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution, Public Affairs, Trollope: His Life and Art, and The Realists: Eight Portraits. He died on July 1, at the age of /5(1).   Published in book form, Snow's lecture was widely read and discussed on both sides of the Atlantic, leading him to write a follow-up, "The Two Cultures: And a Second Look: An Expanded Version of The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution." About the Author. C. P. Snow was born in Leicester in and educated at a secondary school. He. The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution On 7 th May , the physicist and author C. P. Snow (Charles Percy Snow ), then fifty-three years old and a former research chemist and more recently a top civil servant and best-selling novelist, delivered the annual Rede Lecture in the Senate House of the University of Cambridge. book about science and literature; The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution () and its sequel, Second Look (), constitute Snow’s most widely known—and widely attacked—position. He argued that practitioners of either of the two disciplines know little, if anything, about the other and that communication is difficult, if not.