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Multiple Dimensions

Penelope J. Corfield

in Time and the Shape of History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300115581
eISBN:
9780300137941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300115581.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter reevaluates the longitudinal “shapes” of history and argues for a threefold approach. It considers the question of how to best frame the multi-dimensionality of the past without forcing ... More


The Seventeenth-Century Response

A. Mark Smith

in From Sight to Light: The Passage from Ancient to Modern Optics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226174761
eISBN:
9780226174938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174938.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The ways in which the Keplerian turn discussed in the previous chapter manifested itself during the seventeenth century is the subject of this chapter, which examines three particular developments ... More


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