The Culture of Diagram

The Culture of Diagram

by John Bender, Michael Marrinan
     
 

This book defines diagrams as tools manipulated by users to produce new kinds of understanding and demonstrates that a modern diagrammatic knowledge emerged in eighteenth-century visual culture to become the foundation of later nineteenth-century science.See more details below

Overview

This book defines diagrams as tools manipulated by users to produce new kinds of understanding and demonstrates that a modern diagrammatic knowledge emerged in eighteenth-century visual culture to become the foundation of later nineteenth-century science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804745055
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
02/15/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Illustrations....................vii
Acknowledgments....................xv
1 SCENARIO....................1
2 DIAGRAM....................19
3 DESCRIPTIONS....................53
4 VISUALIZATIONS....................92
5 NUMBERS....................152
6 CROSSINGS....................198
Notes....................213
Bibliography....................237
Index....................249

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