Author Peterson, Mark A
Title Galileo's Muse : Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts
Imprint Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2011
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Prologue -- 1. Galileo, Humanist -- 2. The Classical Legacy -- Poetry -- 3. The Plan of Heaven -- 4. The Vision of God -- Painting -- 5. The Power of the Lines -- 6. The Skin of the Lion -- Music -- 7. The Orphic Mystery -- 8. Kepler and the Music of the Spheres -- Architecture -- 9. Figure and Form -- 10. The Dimensions of Hell -- 11. Mathematics Old and New -- 12. Transforming Mathematics -- 13. The Oration -- Epilogue -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Peterson, Mark A. Galileo's Muse : Renaissance Mathematics and the Arts Cambridge : Harvard University Press,c2011 9780674059726
Subject Galilei, Galileo, -- 1564-1642.;Arts, Renaissance -- Italy.;Mathematics -- Italy -- History.;Science and the arts -- Italy -- History
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