Concept

Geometry

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Images

  • Architecture: the geometry of a curved staircase. Engraving by A. Bell.
  • Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison, et chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus, la dioptriqve. Les meteores. Et la geometrie. Qui sont des essais de cete [sic] methode / [René Descartes].
  • Snowflake
  • A female figure at an easel is helped by another with a compass; representing perspective and geometry in art. Coloured stipple engraving, 1786.
  • Unfolded brain, MRI
  • Brain tractography
  • Snowflake
  • The Académie des Sciences et des Beaux Arts, Paris: showing various methods of study and teaching with a lettered key. Line engraving.
  • Discours de la methode pour bien conduire sa raison, et chercher la verité dans les sciences. Plus, la dioptriqve. Les meteores. Et la geometrie. Qui sont des essais de cete [sic] methode / [René Descartes].
  • Melancholia: a female figure contemplating a skull, surrounded by attributes of knowledge and learning. Engraving after D. Fetti.

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