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" X 1 is no longer a surprise that man, the ape of his Creator, should finally have discovered the art of singing polyphonically (per concentum), which was unknown to the ancients, namely in order that he might play the everlastingness of all created time... "
The Harmonies of the World
by Johannes Kepler - 1939 - 144 pages
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Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science

Thomas Levenson - Science - 1995 - 352 pages
...discovered the art of singing polyphonically, which was unknown to the ancients, namely in order . . . that he might to some extent taste the satisfaction...delight elicited from this music which imitates God." Kepler was ecstatic, with good cause. His musical astronomy does in fact work, and the planets do produce...
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Frontiers Of Illusion: Science, Technology, and the Politics of Progress

Daniel Sarewitz - Political Science - 2010 - 256 pages
For the past fifty years, science and technology—supported with billions of dollars from the U.S. government—have advanced at a rate that would once have seemed miraculous ...
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Number to Sound: The Musical Way to the Scientific Revolution

Paolo Gozza - History - 2000 - 322 pages
...concord of many voices and that he might to some extent taste the satisfaction of God the Workmaster with His own works, in that very sweet sense of delight elicited from this music which imitates God. 64 In Kepler we recognize the medieval thought of the celestial liturgy of the angels 65 in the acclamation:...
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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy

Stephen W. Hawking - Science - 2003 - 1264 pages
...of his Creator, should finally have discovered the art of singing polyphonically (per concentuni), which was unknown to the ancients, namely in order...delight elicited from this music which imitates God. 8. IN THE CELESTIAL HARMONIES WHICH PLANET SINGS SOPRANO, WHICH ALTO, WHICH TENOR, AND WHICH BASS?...
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On the Shoulders of Giants: The Great Works of Physics and Astronomy

Stephen W. Hawking - Science - 2003 - 1264 pages
...of his Creator, should finally have discovered the art of singing polyphonically (per concentuni), which was unknown to the ancients, namely in order...delight elicited from this music which imitates God. 8. IN THE CELESTIAL HARMONIES WHICH PLANET SINGS SOPRANO, WHICH ALTO, WHICH TENOR, AND WHICH BASS?...
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