Engineering and the Ultimate: An Interdisciplinary Investigation of Order and Design in Nature and Craft

Engineering and the Ultimate: An Interdisciplinary Investigation of Order and Design in Nature and Craft

by Jonathan Bartlett
     
 

The discipline of engineering presumes certain foundational truths that are not reducible to mathematical formulas. It presupposes certain things about creativity, beauty, and abstraction in order to operate effectively. In short, engineering relies on philosophy. Conversely, philosophy can draw profound truths from principles derived from engineering experience.… See more details below

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The discipline of engineering presumes certain foundational truths that are not reducible to mathematical formulas. It presupposes certain things about creativity, beauty, and abstraction in order to operate effectively. In short, engineering relies on philosophy. Conversely, philosophy can draw profound truths from principles derived from engineering experience. Engineering and the Ultimate crosses boundaries between a wide variety of disciplines to find truths both new and old that can be transformative to modern thought and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780975283868
Publisher:
Bartlett Publishing OK
Publication date:
03/01/2014
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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