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Humanities vs. Sciences

A chasm between the humanities and sciences? Snow makes the case for the unification of the seemingly polar opposites by way of a third culture.

“For constantly I felt I was moving among two groups – comparable in intelligence, identical in race, not grossly different in social origin, earning about the same incomes, who had almost ceased to communicate at all, who in intellectual, moral and psychological climate had so little in common that one might have crossed an ocean.”

“There are few parts of the hard sciences which one can understand so much without mathematical training. What one needs most of all is visual and three-dimensional imagination, and it is a study where painters and sculptors could be instantaneously at home.”

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Thursday, 01.03.2012
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