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

Overcoming the Two Cultures: Science vs. the Humanities in the Modern World-system (Fernand Braudel Center Series)

Co-author: Richard E. Lee

Paperback, 256 pages

Publisher: Routledge (2004-12-04)

ISBN-10: 1594510695

ISBN-13: 9781594510694

Price: $69.95

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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.