## The Golden Section: Nature's Greatest SecretA concise and useful handbook on the Golden Section-also known as the Golden Ratio and Golden Mean. The Golden Section is a line segment divided into two parts, such that the ratio of the short portion to the longer portion is equal to the ratio of the longer portion to the whole. It is one of the most elegant and beautiful ratios of the mathematical universe because of its combination of elegance and simplicity-hence the divine nature of its name. Drawing on art, architecture, philosophy, nature, mathematics, geometry, and music-and beautifully illustrated in the Wooden Books fashion with all manner of images- |

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User Review - ktnguyen - LibraryThingThe Golden Section is part of the Wooden Books series. I am unfamiliar with the series, but perusing the other titles in the series (given on the back flap), other titles in the series indicate the ... Read full review

The book is very useful and i need more pages to read for gathering knowledge

### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

Order Behind Diversity | 14 |

Phi in Human Culture | 28 |

The Golden Chalice | 42 |

Designers Rectangles | 56 |