The author has clearly stated the purpose of the article and he has initiated the article by elucidating the purpose of writing the article. It has been mentioned in the article that contemporary science is fundamentally illogical, not when it looks for understanding the subhuman organisms and the cosmos, however when it looks to comprehend man. It has been mentioned by the author that the article will talk about the creativity that arrives when the science and humanities interrelate; this has enthralled the author for his whole life and that is why he has shed light on this topic.
In order to support his thesis, author has also provided a lot of real examples, such as Steve Jobs and Benjamin Franklin. The author has supported that one thing, which will aid in restoring the connection between science and humanities is the human-technology symbiosis that has come up in the digital era. The article is the mix of both the primary and secondary source as the author has presented the findings from the interview and some real life examples along with the secondary data gathered from library, journal articles and magazine articles.
The intended audience of the article is humanists, as the author has clearly stated in the beginning of the article, “My fellow humanists”. This shows that the content of the article is focused on humanists to make them concentrate on the fact that humanities and science work together. The periodical, which published the article, is a trade periodical. The way information has been presented makes it evident that the author has sufficient expertise and qualifications. The organization for the article is the National Endowment for the Humanities, which is a sovereign federal agency of the US government, committed to support education, research, conservation and public agendas in the humanities.