Two Cultures: Essays in Honour of David Speiser

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Kim Williams
Springer Science & Business Media, Feb 23, 2006 - Mathematics - 202 pages

The extraordinary range of cultural interests of renowned physicist David Speiser—including the sciences, art, architecture, music, and history of science—has inspired generations of later scientists to look beyond the boundaries of their own disciplines. In this book, seventeen scholars from various fields pay tribute to his multifaceted career, addressing topics as varied as music theory and the nuclear arms race.

 

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Contents

Kim WILLIAMS Reflections on Interdisciplinarianism 3 The Sciences
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Siegmund LEVARIE Architecture and Music 155 Bernd LINDEMANN An Unusual Sacra Conversazione by Giovanni Bellini
159
Nuclear Arms
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