Science and the Arts: A Study in Relationships from 1600-1900
Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 1973 - Počet stran: 226
Deals with the philosophical implications of natural science in the various humanistic disciplines during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Remarkable in combining and relating numerous disparate disciplines in the arts and sciences.
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The Implications of EighteenthCentury Cosmology in the Humanities
The Place of Baroque Music in the Age of Reason
Musical Classicism Reflected in Enlightenment Mentality
The Primacy of the Life Sciences in the Nineteenth Century
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Strana 16 - It is written in the language of mathematics, and its characters are triangles, circles, and other geometrical figures, without which it is humanly impossible to understand a single word of it; without these, one is wandering about in a dark labyrinth.
Strana 21 - I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea -shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Strana 36 - Resolution, to reject all the amplifications, digressions, and swellings of style: to return back to the primitive purity, and shortness, when men deliver'd so many things, almost in an equal number of words. They have exacted from all their members, a close, naked, natural way of speaking; positive expressions; clear senses; a native easiness: bringing all things as near the Mathematical plainness, as they can...
Strana 17 - Thus nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent: the nightingale for his song: and the sun for its radiance.
Strana 26 - For what is the heart, but a spring; and the nerves, but so many strings ; and the joints, but so many wheels, giving motion to the whole body, such as was intended by the artificer ? Art goes yet further, imitating that rational and most excellent work of nature, man.
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