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Bernhard Riemann

Arkady Plotnitsky

in Deleuze's Philosophical Lineage

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632992
eISBN:
9780748652570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632992.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the influence of Bernhard Riemann on the mathematical philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, explaining that mathematics played a major role in Deleuze's thought and suggesting that ... More


Riemann and the Sound of Space

Peter Pesic

in Music and the Making of Modern Science

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262027274
eISBN:
9780262324380
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027274.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The separate works of Bernhard Riemann and Hermann von Helmholtz reflected their shared concern with hearing in the context of the problem of space and the physical foundations of geometry. Riemann ... More


Mathematical Concepts: Fruitfulness and Naturalness

Jamie Tappenden

in The Philosophy of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296453
eISBN:
9780191711961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296453.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter addresses the question of when one concept or definition is properly regarded as more ‘natural’ than another with reference to the principle that a mark of good definitions is their ... More


Spatial Coordinates: In between Celluloid Strips and Codified Pixels

Markos Hadjioannou

in From Light to Byte: Toward an Ethics of Digital Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677610
eISBN:
9781452947990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677610.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the spatial framework between the numerical and interactive screen and the spectator/user of celluloid. Before discussing digital spatiality, it considers the technical ... More


Free Love in Many Dimensions

Nicholas Mee

in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198851950
eISBN:
9780191886690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Higher dimensions were explored by mathematicians Bernhard Riemann and Ludwig Schläfli in the middle years of the nineteenth century. Charles Howard Hinton was the key figure to popularize the notion ... More


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