Claude Bragdon's A Primer of Higher Space (The Fourth Dimension) (Cosimo PDF

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By Claude Bragdon

ISBN-10: 129849706X

ISBN-13: 9781298497062

ISBN-10: 1375614428

ISBN-13: 9781375614429

examine the fourth measurement, now not as a brand new quarter in space... yet as a precept of development, of change...
-from "The Fourth size as Time"

This 1913 treatise at the intersection of the magical and the mathematical implied by means of Einstein's 1905 unique idea of relativity is now thought of a vintage of philosophical physics. Claude Bragdon the following first proposed the now mathematically standard thought of the "hypercube," or 4-dimensional dice (he integrated 4-D designs into a few of his architectural projects), and explores his radical and provocative rules in regards to the mathematical constitution of the universe.

Complete with a gallery of Bragdon's attractive line drawings illustrating larger house, this can be a actually mind-expanding experience.

Other works by means of Bragdon on hand from Cosimo Classics: extra Lives Than One, the gorgeous Necessity, structure and Democracy, and Episodes from An Unwritten History.

American architect, level clothier, and author CLAUDE FAYETTE BRAGDON (1866-1946) helped came across the Rochester Architectural membership, within the urban the place he made his maximum mark as a construction dressmaker with buildings together with Rochester valuable Station, Rochester Institute of expertise, and the 1st Universalist Church; he additionally designed Peterborough Bridge in Ontario. In later existence, Bragdon labored on Broadway as scenic fashion designer for Thirties productions of Cyrano de Bergerac and Hamlet, between others.

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