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Music and the Making of Modern Science

Music and the Making of Modern Science( )
Author: Pesic, Peter
ISBN:978-0-262-02727-4
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.00
Book Description:

A wide-ranging exploration of how music has influenced science through the ages, from fifteenth-century cosmology to twentieth-century string theory.

In the natural science of ancient Greece, music formed the meeting place between numbers and perception; for the next two millennia, Pesic tells us in Music and the Making of Modern Science, "liberal education" connected music with arithmetic, geometry, and astronomy within a fourfold study, the quadrivium. Peter...
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Book Details
Pages:360
Detailed Subjects: Science / History
Music / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.034 x 9.36 x 0.93 Inches
Book Weight:2.284 Pounds



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