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Astride the two cultures

Astride the two cultures

Arthur Koestler at 70

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Koestler, Arthur, 1905- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Harold Harris.
    ContributionsKoestler, Arthur, 1905-, Harris, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6021.O4 Z57 1975
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 219 p., plate :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4927291M
    ISBN 100091247101
    LC Control Number76353756

    Lin Yutang (Chinese: 林語堂 ; Octo – Ma ) was a Chinese inventor, linguist, novelist, philosopher, and translator. His informal but polished style in both Chinese and English made him one of the most influential writers of his generation, and his compilations and translations of classic Chinese texts into English were bestsellers in the mater: Saint John's University, Harvard . Two Cultures Press is a small independent publisher committed to the idea that art and science are the two noblest of human endeavours and that they work together, using different methods, to help us apprehend and appreciate this mysterious universe we inhabit.. Two Cultures Press is also a Bookstore currently making available personalized signed limited editions of the works of Ken Stange.   It is because these two types of creation—the artistic and the scientific—have sprung from the same being and have their points of contact even in division, that I have the temerity to assert that, in a sense, the “two cultures” are an illusion, that they are a product of unreasoning fear, professionalism, and misunderstanding. The Two Cultures. A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the.


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