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1.  Richard Dawkins, Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder (London, 1998), p. 22.

2.  CP Snow, The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution, new ed. with Introduction by Stefan Collini (Cambridge, 1993), p. 14.

3.  Snow, p. 23.

4.  Snow, p. 11.

5.  Snow, p. 10.

6.  George Monbiot, 'Getting your science from charlatans', Guardian, 16 March 2000.

7.  HL 38 1999-2000.

8.  'Valediction to His Book'. Quoted in The Faber Book of Science, ed. John Carey (London, 1995), p. xxi.

9.  Quoted in Richard Holmes, Coleridge: Early Visions (London, 1998), p. 67.

10.  Quoted in Humphrey Jennings, Pandaemonium, 1660-1886: The Coming of the Machine as Seen by Contemporary Observers (London, 1985), pp. 162-3. 

11.  John Keats, Poems Published in 1820, ed. M Robertson (Oxford, 1909), p. 41 (Part II lines 229-37).

12.  To Tom Poole, 23 March 1801, quoted in Pandaemonium, pp. 116-17.

13.  Quoted in Dawkins, p. 40.

14.  Preface to Second Edition of Lyrical Ballads (1800), in William Wordworth, Selected Poems and Prefaces, ed. Jack Stillinger (Boston, Mass., 1965), p. 456.

15.  Quoted in 'Introduction' to Snow, pp. xiv-xv.

16.  The Hidden Huxley, ed. David Bradshaw (London, 1994), p. 32.

17.  Hidden Huxley, p. xviii.

18.  Quoted in 'Introduction' to Snow, p. xxiii.

19.  J Bronowski, The Ascent of Man (London, 1973), p. 435.

20.  Bronowski, Ascent, pp. 13-14.

21.  Cf. Bronowski, Ascent, pp. 370-4.

22.  J Bronowski, The Common Sense of Science (Harmondsworth, 1960), p. 7.

23.  Meirion Bowen in CD booklet for EMI recording, The Mask of Time.

24.  Dawkins, p. 36.

25.  Edward O Wilson, Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge (London, 1998), pp. 298-9.

26.  Preface to Second Edition of Lyrical Ballads, ed. cit., p. 455.

27.  Pale Blue Dot (London, 1995). Quoted in Dawkins, p. 114.

28.  Steve Miller, 'In the light of another world', Guardian, 16 December 1999, S1-3.

29.  Peter Watkins, 'Are computers leading us into the unknown?', Daily Telegraph, 3 February 2000.

30.  Ben Mcintyre, 'The challenge that stunned America's scientific establishment', Times, 15 March 2000.

31.  Lucy Atkins, 'Is the end of the printed page in sight?', Guardian, 2 March 2000.

32.  Tom Utley, 'We're all tangled up in the threads of the net', Daily Telegraph, 8 March 2000.

33.  Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poetical Works, ed. T Hutchinson (Oxford, 1934), p. 10.

34.  These are the terms of Colin Falck's spirited attack on the vacuity of 'post-modernism' in his Myth, Truth and Literature: Towards a True Post-Modernism (Cambridge, 1989).

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