Separating art and science

From The Philosophical Breakfast Club

When Coleridge, the most famous poet of the day, wrote his tract on scientific method in 1817 it was not considered an oddity; by 1833, the time of the third meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, it was already remarkable, and in the years that followed it was almost inconceivable.

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