A MAP OF LETTERS AND NUMBERS The list of writers with scientific training is well nourished: Ernesto Sabato, Juan Benet, Robert Musil ...

[ Fri. Mar. 2. 2012 ]

The list of writers with scientific training who have jumped the gap between empiricism and literature is well nourished. The Chilean poet Nicanor Parra, recent Cervantes Prize is awarded physicist and mathematician and worked as Professor of Rational Mechanics at the University of Chile for 51 years. ... And if you search an apostle of this, should go to John Brockman, author of The Third Culture (Tusquets), which states that the current culture is scientific and intellectual argues that the classical (letters, that is) are outdated. "