Fostering the Humanistic Face of Science

D. Avery's article "Cultural Value of Science", 1920, expresses how the focus in the society of this time has shifted to one which is utilitarian; its emphasis being on training people and children for earning a wage. He goes on to explain that this shift is dangerous as it goes against human nature.He writes that "Man's nature is threefold-physical, intellectual, spiritual; his capacities are threefold. His relations to the surrounding world should also be threefold, or his life will be dwarfed and cramped. His nature will be unsatisfied unless his threefold self finds sympathetic response in the physical, intellectual and spiritual world in which he lives" (Avery). These ideas are still ve

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