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Read online Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science Throughout its long history and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment offering the prospect of transcending the limits of measurement even imagination The best of science makes genuine claims to the sublime For in science as in art every day brings the entirely new the extreme and the unrepresentable How does one depict negative mass for example or the folding of a protein that is contagious Can one capture emergent phenomena as they emerge Science is continually faced with describing that which is beyond This book through contributions from nine prominent scholars tackles that challenge The explorations within Beyond the Finite range from the images taken by the Hubble Telescope to David Bohm s quantum romanticism from Kant and Burke to a downward spiraling infinity of the st century sublime all lucid yet transcendent Squarely positioned at the interface between science and art this volume s chapters capture a remarkable variety of perspectives with neuroscience chemistry astronomy physics film painting and music discussed in relation to the sublime experience topics surely to peak the interest of academics and students studying the sublime in various disciplines by Roald Hoffmann, Iain Boyd Whyte

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Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science
Title:Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science
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ISBN:019973769X
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Number of Pages:208
Category:Philosophy, Non fiction, Popular science, Essays, Science
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Chemistry Imagined: Reflections on Science, Gaps and Verges: Poems, The Same and Not the Same, Something That Belongs to You, Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science, Roald Hoffmann on the Philosophy, Art, and Science of Chemistry, Soliton, Old Wine, New Flasks, Solids and Surfaces: A Chemist's View of Bonding in Extended Structures, The Metamict State
Drama Poetry Jewish Studies In short scenes alternating between in Philadelphia and in Gribniv Ukraine there emerges in SOMETHING THAT BELONGS TO YOU a story of survival and memory of complex Ukrainian Jewish relations of struggles to remember and forgive The language of this autobiographical play is poetic especially in the wartime scenes and there are in it flashes of humor even burlesque The underlying themes are of coming to term with great loss of the importance of both remembering and forgetting on the way to forgiving and of the choices always there that human beings must make between good and evil in terrible times, No description available, Roald Hoffmann s fourth collection of poetry Soliton brings the full scope of his outlookhe writes of nature and bittersweet love and on Jewish themes and his Holocaust survival His poems are sometimes funny and always carefully observed and reflective His work is intriguing mysterious ambitious and accomplished, Throughout its long history and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment offering the prospect of transcending the limits of measurement even imagination The best of science makes genuine claims to the sublime For in science as in art every day brings the entirely new the extreme and the unrepresentable How does one depict negative mass for example or the folding of a protein that is contagious Can one capture emergent phenomena as they emerge Science is continually faced with describing that which is beyond This book through contributions from nine prominent scholars tackles that challenge The explorations within Beyond the Finite range from the images taken by the Hubble Telescope to David Bohm s quantum romanticism from Kant and Burke to a downward spiraling infinity of the st century sublime all lucid yet transcendent Squarely positioned at the interface between science and art this volume s chapters capture a remarkable variety of perspectives with neuroscience chemistry astronomy physics film painting and music discussed in relation to the sublime experience topics surely to peak the interest of academics and students studying the sublime in various disciplines