A Primer of Higher Space (the Fourth Dimension) (Google eBook)

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Cosimo, Inc., Jan 1, 2005 - Mathematics - 88 pages
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Think of the fourth dimension, not as a new region in space... but as a principle of growth, of change... -from "The Fourth Dimension as Time" This 1913 treatise on the intersection of the mystical and the mathematical implied by Einstein's 1905 special theory of relativity is now considered a classic of philosophical physics. Claude Bragdon here first proposed the now mathematically commonplace concept of the "hypercube," or four-dimensional cube (he incorporated 4-D designs into some of his architectural projects), and explores his radical and provocative ideas about the mathematical structure of the universe. Complete with a gallery of Bragdon's gorgeous line drawings illustrating higher space, this is a truly mind-expanding experience. Other works by Bragdon available from Cosimo Classics: More Lives Than One, The Beautiful Necessity, Architecture and Democracy, and Episodes from An Unwritten History. American architect, stage designer, and writer CLAUDE FAYETTE BRAGDON (1866-1946) helped found the Rochester Architectural Club, in the city where he made his greatest mark as a building designer with structures including Rochester Central Station, Rochester Institute of Technology, and the First Universalist Church; he also designed Peterborough Bridge in Ontario. In later life, Bragdon worked on Broadway as scenic designer for 1930s productions of Cyrano de Bergerac and Hamlet, among others.
  

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User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

Simply, an excellent introductory book to grasping the basic concepts of 4th Dimensionality in our everyday world.... schools will start teaching children 4D very soon. It's just very complicated to ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
9
Section 3
12
Section 4
13
Section 5
14
Section 6
15
Section 7
18
Section 8
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Section 9
23
Section 10
27
Section 11
30
Section 12
59
Section 13
66
Section 14
70
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