Space: In Science, Art and Societyby Francois Penz
Pub. Date: 04/30/2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This collection of essays explores different perceptions of space, taking the reader on a journey from the inner space of the mind to the vacuum beyond Earth. Eight leading researchers span a broad range of fields, from the arts and humanities to the natural sciences. They consider topics ranging from human consciousness to virtual reality, architecture and politics. The essays are written in an accessible style for a general audience.
Table of ContentsIntroduction François Penz, Gregory Radick and Robert Howell; 1. Inner space Susan Greenfield; 2. Language and space Karen Emmorey; 3. Architectural space Daniel Libeskind; 4. Virtual space Char Davies; 5. Mapping space Lisa Jardine; 6. International space Neal Ascherson; 7. Exploring space Jeffrey Hoffman; 8. Outer space John Barrow.
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