F. R. Leavis, Science, and the Abiding Crisis of Modern Civilization

@article{Ortolano2005FRL,
  title={F. R. Leavis, Science, and the Abiding Crisis of Modern Civilization},
  author={Guy Ortolano},
  journal={History of Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={43},
  pages={161 - 185}
}
When the scientist-turned-novelist C. P. Snow and the literary critic F. R. Leavis clashed in the infamous ‘two cultures’ debate of the early 1960s, theirs was the latest instalment in a long tradition discussing the relationship between the arts and sciences.2 That tradition included the exchanges between T. H. Huxley and Matthew Arnold in the 1880s, the Cambridge Union’s debate over the proposition that “the sciences are destroying the arts” in 1928, and the BBC’s series on the challenge… Expand
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