Selected Essays

Selected Essays

by Robert Palter
     
 
Versified dinner parties; the cultural significance of wild fruit; a dreamlike trip to Russia on the eve of the breakup of the Soviet Union; parallel lines in Euclid’s geometry; grotesque episodes in recent Jewish history; the role of religion in the 17th-century origins of modern science: all these and many other topics are explored in essays, half of them

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Versified dinner parties; the cultural significance of wild fruit; a dreamlike trip to Russia on the eve of the breakup of the Soviet Union; parallel lines in Euclid’s geometry; grotesque episodes in recent Jewish history; the role of religion in the 17th-century origins of modern science: all these and many other topics are explored in essays, half of them never published before, composed during a long scholarly career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935212300
Publisher:
Easton Studio Press, LLC
Publication date:
02/11/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
234
File size:
815 KB

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