Galileo's muse : Renaissance mathematics and the arts / Mark A. Peterson.

Author
Peterson, Mark A., 1946- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
Description
vi, 336 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Galileo, humanist -- The classical legacy -- Poetry -- The plan of heaven -- The vision of God -- Painting -- The power of the lines -- The skin of the lion -- Music -- The Orphic mystery -- Kepler and the music of the spheres -- Architecture -- Figure and form -- The dimensions of hell -- Mathematics old and new -- Transforming mathematics -- The oration.
ISBN
  • 9780674059726
  • 0674059727
LCCN
2011023319
OCLC
2011023319
RCP
N - S