Art is one of the main tools through which humans have, since their origins, chosen to interpret reality and to communicate. At the present time, however, the intellectual spheres of arts and science remain as far apart as they were when, in 1959, C. P. Snow delivered the Rede lecture in Cambridge under the title The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution (Snow, 1993). The lecture ignited a debate that rapidly extended outside Britain’s borders. In Italy, for example, the writer and scientist Primo Levi argued that the divide between the sciences and humanities was not known to...

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