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Artful Universe Expanded

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ISBN-10: 019960133X

ISBN-13: 9780199601332

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: John Barrow

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In The Artful Universe (OUP, 1995) John D. Barrow explored the close ties between our aesthetic appreciation and the basic nature of the Universe, challenging the commonly held view that our sense of beauty is entirely free and unfettered. It looked at some of the unexpected ways in which the structure of the Universe, its laws, its environments, and above all its underlying mathematical structure imprints itself on our thoughts, our aesthetic preferences, and our viewsabout the nature of things. The exploration embraced topics such as perspective; the size of things and the origins of aesthetics; computer art (posing the question: is it art?); and the origins of our susceptibility to…    
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Book details

List price: $12.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 3/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.06" wide x 9.17" long x 1.14" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English