Shadows: Unlocking Their Secrets, from Plato to Our Time

Shadows: Unlocking Their Secrets, from Plato to Our Time

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In this original, wide-ranging, and endlessly thought-provoking work of popular nonfiction, a leading science writer uncovers the pervasive presence of shadows in our world.

For Plato, shadows were the symbol of our limitations. For Galileo, they knocked the Earth from the center of the cosmos. They are a source of fear and a symbol of ignorance, and they loom large in art and design, mythology and folklore, physics and metaphysics, and architecture and urban planning.… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (December 18, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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