The Two Cultures
In this article, Professor Frank James explores C. P. Snow’s idea that there are two cultures, of the arts and the sciences.
Read ‘Introduction: Some Significances of the Two Cultures Debate’, which was written as the introduction to a collection of essays published in the journal Interdisciplinary Reviews, vol. 41, issue 2-3, pp. 107-17 (2016).
In it he explores the significance of C. P. Snow’s idea that there are two cultures - the arts and the sciences - first published in 1959.
What are the ‘underlying issues’ that are the context for C. P. Snow’s idea (p. 109)?
How relevant is Snow’s phrase to us today?
Professor James refers to other essays that were published in Interdisciplinary Reviews, which you can read if you are interested.
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