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The Third Culture [electronic resource].

By: Shaffer, Elinor S.
Material type: TextTextSeries: European Cultures: Publisher: Berlin : De Gruyter, 1998Description: 1 online resource (336 p.).ISBN: 9783110882575.Subject(s): Literature and science | Literature, Modern -- History and criticism | Science in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Third Culture: Literature and ScienceDDC classification: 801.95 | 809/.93356 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction: The Third Culture - Negotiating the 'two cultures'; Theoretical Approaches; Has Nature a Future?; Serendipity in Poetry and Physics; Sense and Nonsense of Chaos Theory in Literary Studies; Romanticism; Goethe and the Language of Science; The Aesthetics of Magnetism: Science, Philosophy and Poetry in the Dialogue Between Goethe and Schelling; "Hollin''s Liebeleben": Arnim''s Transmutation of Science into Literature; Novalis, Ritter and 'Experiment': A Tradition of 'Active Empiricism'; The Death of The Poet: Coleridge and the Science of Logic
Mont Blanc''s Mysterious Voice: Shelley and Huttonian Earth ScienceWriting Medical Identities 1780-1820; Modernism and Post-Modernism; Chemical Solutions: Scientific Paradigms in Nietzsche and Proust; Beyond All Certainty: Wittgenstein and Turing: An Account of a Philosophical Dialogue on Skill and Technology; Natural History: The Retro-Victorian Novel; "The World Before Eyes": Calvin, Barthes and Science; Bibliography; Figures and Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Index
Summary: C.P. Snow''s notion of a possible "third nation" in which the literary and the scientific culture interact has been explored in new ways by theorists on both sides of the divide. This text presents their theories.
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Introduction: The Third Culture - Negotiating the 'two cultures'; Theoretical Approaches; Has Nature a Future?; Serendipity in Poetry and Physics; Sense and Nonsense of Chaos Theory in Literary Studies; Romanticism; Goethe and the Language of Science; The Aesthetics of Magnetism: Science, Philosophy and Poetry in the Dialogue Between Goethe and Schelling; "Hollin''s Liebeleben": Arnim''s Transmutation of Science into Literature; Novalis, Ritter and 'Experiment': A Tradition of 'Active Empiricism'; The Death of The Poet: Coleridge and the Science of Logic

Mont Blanc''s Mysterious Voice: Shelley and Huttonian Earth ScienceWriting Medical Identities 1780-1820; Modernism and Post-Modernism; Chemical Solutions: Scientific Paradigms in Nietzsche and Proust; Beyond All Certainty: Wittgenstein and Turing: An Account of a Philosophical Dialogue on Skill and Technology; Natural History: The Retro-Victorian Novel; "The World Before Eyes": Calvin, Barthes and Science; Bibliography; Figures and Illustrations; Notes on Contributors; Index

C.P. Snow''s notion of a possible "third nation" in which the literary and the scientific culture interact has been explored in new ways by theorists on both sides of the divide. This text presents their theories.

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