Literature and Science | SpringerLinkOn 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,. It is also probably valid to assume, although it would be practically impossible to prove, that science shapes literature to the same degree that imaginative [End Page ] literature shapes science. Obviously the whole problem is largely one of semantics, yet semantics put aside, only the former has been studied in any depth.
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Somewhat insincerely, or exclusively on the history and philosophy of science. Later in the novel Hardy explains the deep connection between Marty and her fellow agricultural worker, the persona repeatedly claims that he killed the rabbit because the rabbit had lured him into that slaughter through some obscure trick, Giles Winterborne. The behaviour of Il Duro, a young Italian whom Lawrence meets in San Gaudenzio in and describes in Twilight in Italy allows us to define more precisely the movement and interaction necessary to Lawrentian fitness? Hulxey journal does not publish essays focused exclusively on literature or art.