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The Third Culture

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Coming from C. P. Snow's The Two Cultures, the "Third Culture" is a group of prominent scientists and intellectuals who are changing the landscape of both the sciences and humanities. The term was coined by John Brockman in his book The Third Culture: Beyond The Scientific Revolution.

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http://www.edge.org/3rd_culture/who3c.html

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rodney Brooks
Scientist
30-Dec-1954   Robotics and artificial intelligence researcher
Richard Dawkins
Biologist
26-Mar-1941   Zoologist and evolutionary biologist
Daniel C. Dennett
Philosopher
28-Mar-1942   Leading Darwinist and philosopher
Murray Gell-Mann
Physicist
15-Sep-1929   Quarks and strangeness
Stephen Jay Gould
Biologist
10-Sep-1941 20-May-2002 Evolutionary scientist
Chris Langton
Biologist
1948   Father of Artificial Life
Marvin Minsky
Scientist
9-Aug-1927   Father of Artificial Intelligence
Roger Penrose
Mathematician
8-Aug-1931   Theory of cosmic censorship
Steven Pinker
Linguist
18-Sep-1954   The Language Instinct


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