Overcoming the Two Cultures: Science versus the Humanities in the Modern World-System

Title

Overcoming the Two Cultures: Science versus the Humanities in the Modern World-System

Role

Co-editors: Richard E. Lee, Immanuel Wallerstein

Contributing author: Eric Mielants

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

Eric Mielants is a contributing author, "Reaction and Resistance: The Natural Sciences and the Humanities (1789-1945)," p. 34-54.

Book description: This book tells the story of how the very idea of 'two cultures' - the so-called divorce between science and the humanities - was a creation of the modern world-system that was consolidated in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by the establishment of the faculties and disciplines of the modern university system.

ISBN

9781594510687

Publication Date

2004

Publication Information

Mielants, Eric. “Reaction and Resistance: The Natural Sciences and the Humanities (1789-1945)” in Richard E. Lee & Immanuel Wallerstein (eds.) Overcoming the Two Cultures: Science versus the Humanities in the Modern World-System, Boulder, CO: Paradigm Press, 2004, p. 34-54.

Comments

Copyright 2004 Paradigm Press.

[A Turkish translation of this essay was published as “Tepki ve Direniş: Doğa Bilimleri ve Beşeri Bilimler, 1789-1945” in Immanuel Wallerstein & Richard Lee (eds.) Iki Kültüru Aşmak. Modern Dünya Sisteminde Fen Bilimleri ile Beşeri Bilimler Ayrılığı, Istanbul, Metis Books, 2007, p. 50-76.]