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Literature and Science
Huxley Literature and Science
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. Can religious belief survive in a scientific era? Aldous Huxley thought so. His early recognition of the profound significance of twentieth-century science and the need for moral and spiritual direction resulted in his espousal of mysticism.
Thank you! These are Aldous Huxley's silver tongued speculations on the dichotomy between ""two cultures"", that of the man of letters and that of the man of the laboratory. Though he attacks Snow's ""bland scientism"", he feels 20th century litterateurs are lling in an ivory tower, immune to the wonders of Heisenberg and Einstein. He otes the linguistic Iron Curtain: on one side, scientific conceptualism; on the other, literary crystallization. He offers examples of woolly-headed warfare.
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Aldous Huxley and the Mysticism of Science pp Cite as. At the start of the twentieth century, our picture of reality and our notions of how we come to know reality changed.
On the Influence of Literature on Science Sarah Dillon bio Scholars of Literature and Science studies have always maintained that literature influences science as much as science influences literature. In Literature and Science , his contribution to the two cultures debate, Aldous Huxley asserts that "it goes without saying, between the Two Cultures the traffic of learning and understanding must flow in both directions—from science to literature, as well as from literature to science. Rousseau acknowledges that "there is no reason to disbelieve on logical or epistemological grounds that literature and science affect each other reciprocally. That is, that each influences the other in just about the same degree, although conceivably in different ways. He continues,.