A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science

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HarperPerennial #ad - A beginner's guide to constructing, the Universe shows you: Why cans, pizza, and manhole covers are round. Why one and two weren't considered numbers by the ancient Greeks. How a snowflake is like Stonehenge, and a beehive like a calendar. Harper Perennial. This is a new view of mathematics, not the one we learned at school but a comprehensive guide to the patterns that recur through the universe and underlie human affairs.

A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe: Mathematical Archetypes of Nature, Art, and Science #ad - What property makes the spiral the most widespread shape in nature, from embryos and hair curls to hurricanes and galaxies. Why squares show up so often in goddess art and board games. And much more. How the human body shares the design of a bean plant and the solar system. The universe may be a mystery, shells, but it's no secretmichael schneider leads us on a spectacular, expressed in the symbolic language of folk sayings and fairy tales, myth and religion, lavishly illustrated journey along the numbers one through ten to explore the mathematical principles made visible in flowers, crystals, and the human body, plants, art and architecture.

How our ten fingers hold the secrets of both a lobster and a cathedral.

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Sacred Geometry: Deciphering the Code

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Sterling #ad - Over the centuries, temple builders have relied on magic numbers to shape sacred spaces, astronomers have used geometry to calculate holy seasons, and philosophers have observed the harmony of the universe in the numerical properties of music. A fascinating and inspirational look at the vital link between the hidden geometrical order of the universe, geometry in nature, and the geometry of the man-made world.

Sacred Geometry: Deciphering the Code #ad - The da vinci code has awakened the public to the powerful and very ancient idea that religious truths and mathematical principles are intimately intertwined. Sacred geometry offers an accessible way of understanding how that connection is revealed in nature and the arts. By showing how the discoveries of mathematics are manifested over and over again in biology and physics, and how they have inspired the greatest works of art, this illuminating study reveals the universal principles that link us to the infinite.

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Sacred Geometry: Philosophy & Practice Art and Imagination

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Thames & Hudson #ad - By also involving the reader in practical experiments, he leads with ease from simple principles to a grasp of the logarithmic spiral, the Golden Proportion, the squaring of the circle and other ubiquitous ratios and proportions. Art and imagination: these large-format, gloriously-illustrated paperbacks cover Eastern and Western religion and philosophy, including myth and magic, alchemy and astrology.

Sacred Geometry: Philosophy & Practice Art and Imagination #ad - Thames & Hudson. The thinkers of ancient egypt, greece and India recognized that numbers governed much of what they saw in their world and hence provided an approach to its divine creator. An introduction to the geometry which, as modern science now confirms, underlies the structure of the universe. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking and accessible writing to each intriguing subject.

202 illustrations and diagrams, 56 in two colors Sterling. Robert lawlor sets out the system that determines the dimension and the form of both man-made and natural structures, from Gothic cathedrals to flowers, from music to the human body.

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Quadrivium: The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology Wooden Books

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Bloomsbury USA #ad - Quadrivium is the first volume to bring together these four subjects in many hundreds of years. The quadrivium-the classical curriculum-comprises the four liberal arts of number, geometry, music, and cosmology. Small but stuffed with information. Walker Company. Thames & Hudson. Big ideas in a tiny space. It was studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of glimpsing the nature of reality.

Number, music, and geometry are metaphysical truths: life across the universe investigates them; they foreshadow the physical sciences. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, and old-styles fonts, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, the books are designed not to date.

Sterling. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Composed of six successful titles in the wooden books series-sacred Geometry, Sacred Number, Harmonograph, The Elements of Music, Platonic & Archimedean Solids, and A Little Book of Coincidence-it makes ancient wisdom and its astonishing interconnectedness accessible to us today.

Quadrivium: The Four Classical Liberal Arts of Number, Geometry, Music, & Cosmology Wooden Books #ad - Beautifully produced in six different colors of ink, music, astronomy, Quadrivium will appeal to anyone interested in mathematics, and how the universe works. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences.

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Staying Healthy With the Seasons

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Celestial Arts #ad - Sterling. Elson haas provides simple, and consume a diet that emphasizes in-season, logical advice for achieving glowing good health: Bring the mind and body into balance with the earth, chemical-free foods. Nature's cycles affect not only the external climate, but also our internal health and mental well-being.

With this as its primary tenet, and introduced a seasonal approach to nutrition, STAYING HEALTHY WITH THE SEASONS revolutionized the fields of preventive and integrated medicine when it was first published in 1981, disease prevention, and mind-and-body fitness. Joining western and eastern medicines with seasonal nutrition, and exercise practices, this timeless classic, herbology, revised for the 21st century, provides the keys to staying healthy from spring right on through winter.

Staying Healthy With the Seasons #ad - A landmark text in mind/body health and seasonal nutrition, updated resources, with a new introduction, revised for the new millennium, and extended appendices. Makes seasonal recommendations for detoxification, diet, and exercise programs. Previous edition has sold over 125, 000 copies. A leading practitioner of the season-based lifestyle theory, Dr.

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Drawing Geometry: A Primer of Basic Forms for Artists, Designers and Architects

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Floris Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Sterling. Many professionals find they need to be able to draw geometric shapes accurately, and this unique book shows them how. Geometry is both elegantly simple and infinitely profound. Walker Company. Thames & Hudson. Floris Books. It provides step-by-step instructions for constructing two-dimensional geometric shapes, which can be readily followed by a beginner, or used as an invaluable source book by students and professionals.

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String, Straight-edge and Shadow: The Story of Geometry

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Floris Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Walker Company. Sterling. Floris Books. Thames & Hudson.

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Hero Education: A Scholar Phase Guidebook for Teens, Parents and Mentors

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Colesville Academy #ad - Floris Books. Used book in Good Condition. Doing what they were born to do. Help them get. The education to match their mission sterling. Something. Improving the world in ways only they can. It's time for them to find their greatness, and prepare to take it to the world. Such an education equips our youth for the greatness they were meant to bring to the world.

Hero Education: A Scholar Phase Guidebook for Teens, Parents and Mentors #ad - More mediocre. Home Schooler vs. Thames & Hudson. You settle for something less. Walker Company. Home scholar Let's just be honest. It prepares them to share their unique gifts and their true self with the world. If your children don t get a Scholar Phase, they don t get a great education. They need a Scholar Phase. Mission matchScholar Phase primes them for their mission in life.

It matches them with their greatest life purpose. EquipmeantThis is the education of heroes. They were meant for something better.

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Mathematicians Are People, Too: Stories from the Lives of Great Mathematicians

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DALE SEYMOUR PUBLICATIONS #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Walker Company. Floris Books. Used book in Good Condition. Looks at the history of mathematical discoveries and the lives of great mathematicians. Thames & Hudson. Sterling.

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Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions Wooden Books

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Bloomsbury USA #ad - Small but stuffed with information. Used book in Good Condition. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences. Walker Company. There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. This small book introduces the origins and basic principles of geometric constructions using ruler and compass, before going on to cover dozens of geometric constructions, from the practical fundamentals to the more demanding.

Constructions for more than thirty regular polygons- introduces geometric construction using compasses alone and using rulers alone- Explains why trisecting an angle is impossible using classical rules and how to trisect an angle anyway- Highlights the relationship of geometric construction with many fundamental developments throughout the history of mathematicsWooden Books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye.

Ruler and Compass: Practical Geometric Constructions Wooden Books #ad - Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, and old-styles fonts, the books are designed not to date. Big ideas in a tiny space. Walker Company. Originally marked out by eye and later using a stretched cord, in time these came to be made with the simple tools of ruler and compass.

Sterling. Floris Books. Used book in Good Condition.

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Designa Wooden Books

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Bloomsbury USA #ad - Bloomsbury USA. Used book in Good Condition. Walker Company. Lavishly illustrated with engravings, and original drawings and diagrams, woodcuts, Designa will inspire readers of all ages to take an interest in the interconnected knowledge of art and design from different cultures throughout the world. Wooden books was founded in 1999 by designer John Martineau near Hay-on-Wye.

There are over 1, 000, 000 Wooden Books now in print worldwide and growing. Floris Books. Eco friendly and educational. Used book in Good Condition. Using the beatrix potter formula of text facing picture pages, along with hand-drawn illustrations and 19th century engravings, and old-styles fonts, the books are designed not to date.

Designa Wooden Books #ad - Sterling. Walker Company. The aim was to produce a beautiful series of recycled books based on the classical philosophies, arts and sciences. Big ideas in a tiny space. Thames & Hudson. From the geometric patterns of islamic art and design to the swirling floral motifs of Celtic art, The Golden Section, Curves, Designa brings together six elegant and insightful short volumes from the Wooden Books series on art and design including Islamic Design, Celtic Pattern, Symmetry, and Perspective.

Small but stuffed with information.

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