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By Claude Bragdon

ISBN-10: 129849706X

ISBN-13: 9781298497062

ISBN-10: 1375614428

ISBN-13: 9781375614429

contemplate the fourth size, now not as a brand new area in space... yet as a precept of progress, of change...
-from "The Fourth measurement as Time"

This 1913 treatise at the intersection of the magical and the mathematical implied via Einstein's 1905 specified thought of relativity is now thought of a vintage of philosophical physics. Claude Bragdon the following first proposed the now mathematically standard idea of the "hypercube," or 4-dimensional dice (he integrated 4-D designs into a few of his architectural projects), and explores his radical and provocative principles concerning the mathematical constitution of the universe.

Complete with a gallery of Bragdon's beautiful line drawings illustrating greater house, this can be a really mind-expanding experience.

Other works via Bragdon to be had from Cosimo Classics: extra Lives Than One, the gorgeous Necessity, structure and Democracy, and Episodes from An Unwritten History.

American architect, degree fashion designer, and author CLAUDE FAYETTE BRAGDON (1866-1946) helped came across the Rochester Architectural membership, within the urban the place he made his maximum mark as a construction dressmaker with constructions together with Rochester vital Station, Rochester Institute of know-how, and the 1st Universalist Church; he additionally designed Peterborough Bridge in Ontario. In later existence, Bragdon labored on Broadway as scenic fashion designer for Thirties productions of Cyrano de Bergerac and Hamlet, between others.

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