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Galileo's muse : Renaissance mathematics and the arts / Mark A. Peterson.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780674059726 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0674059727 (alk. paper)
  • Description: vi, 336 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.

Available copies

  • 3 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks QB36 .G2 P48 2011 (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 709.024/Peterson (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 709.024/PETERSON (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Galileo, humanist -- The classical legacy -- Poetry -- The plan of heaven -- The vision of God -- Painting -- The power of the lines -- The skin of the lion -- Music -- The Orphic mystery -- Kepler and the music of the spheres -- Architecture -- Figure and form -- The dimensions of hell -- Mathematics old and new -- Transforming mathematics -- The oration.

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