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Space: In Science, Art and Society

Space: In Science, Art and Society

by Francois Penz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521823765

ISBN-13: 9780521823760

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521823760
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Series:
Darwin College Lectures Series, #15
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 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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