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Many dimensions

Charles Williams

Many dimensions

by Charles Williams

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Published by Penguin Books in association with Faber in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London : Gollancz, 1931.

StatementCharles Williams.
The Physical Object
Pagination254p.,18cm
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19948490M

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Get this from a library! The many dimensions of aging. [Robert L Rubinstein; Miriam Moss; Morton H Kleban; M Powell Lawton;] -- "Dedicated to M. Powell Lawton and his continuing work in the field of gerontology, this book contains a selection of essays by persons who have worked with him or with his ideas over the last few. If you like Flatland: A Romance Of Many Dimensions you might like similar books Flatland / Sphereland, The Lady or the Tiger? And Other Logic Puzzles, The Order Of Time, Seven Brief Lessons On Physics, Brave New World Revisited.

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a literary hybrid. It is a math- and science-based novella that creates a fictional land while at the same time satirizing Victorian culture and introducing theories of space’s multi-dimensional nature.   Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, though written in , is still considered useful in thinking about multiple dimensions. It is also seen as a satirical depiction of Victorian society and its hierarchies. A square, who is a resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, dreams of the one-dimensional Lineland.


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Or get business-day shipping on this item for $ /5(24). Having already read the two Charles Williams books that bracket Many Dimensions chronologically--War in Heaven and The Place of the Lion--I can see how this book sits along a continuum between them in terms of their ideas and the quality of the writing.

As such, I rate Dimensions as a solid stars/5. The book sizes and dimensions listed on this page and throughout most of our site are rounded measurements. These sizes are only guidelines to approximate sizing, and should not be used in order to design an actual book or magazine.

How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third. Edwin A. Abbott’s droll and delightful “romance of many dimensions” explores this conundrum in the experiences of his protagonist, A Square, whose linear world is invaded by an emissary Sphere bringing the gospel of the third dimension/5().

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott, first published in by Seeley & Co. of n pseudonymously by "A Square", the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of : Edwin A.

Abbott. A Universe of 10 Dimensions When someone mentions “different dimensions,” we tend to think of things like parallel universes – alternate realities that exist parallel to our own, but where.

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Free shipping for many products. Among his biographical works the most notable are Bacon (), James I (), Rochester () and Queen Elizabeth (); and among his novels War in Heaven (), The Place of the Lion (), Many Dimensions (), Descent into Hell () and All Hallows’ Eve (). Many Dimensions is a fast-paced, mystical-scientific-spiritual novel in the same vein as C.S.

Lewis' sci-fi thrillers (take That Hideous Strength and replace the Arthurian mythology with Middle Eastern Muslim mythology and you will have an idea of the mood of Many Dimensions)/5(5). Written over a hundred years ago, this book by Edwin A. Abbott is still by far the best introduction to the mathematics of many dimensions.

This does not mean that it is a college-text-type of math books that contain complicated derivations and proofs. It is a novel. Ian Stewart's commentary makes it even easier to by: In Flatland, originally published ina humble square describes his two-dimensional world to benefit the inhabitants of Spaceland, the three-dimensional realm he discovers when he is visited by a being from beyond his plane.

With dry wit and wild imagination, author Edwin Abbott Abbott builds a meticulous fantasy world rooted in an astute apprehension of psychology, politics, and social.

Flatland: a romance of many dimensions by Abbott, Edwin Abbott, Publication date Publisher London: Seeley and Co. Collection The little I have read of the book gives promise of an enjoyable read. Let's read the book together. Thanks for making it available here and free.

:   String theory states there must be at least 10 dimensions of space plus one dimension for time, but there are physicists who argue that there are more.

Some posit a. Published in London inEdwin Abbot’s amusing short novel Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a biting critique of Victorian social hierarchies and a canonical work of scientific and Author: David Langdon.

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According to the Guinness World Records, the largest book in. Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a satirical novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott, first published in by Seeley & Co. of London. Written pseudonymously by "A Square", the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to comment on the hierarchy of Victorian culture, but the novella's more enduring /5(K).

Here you see dimensions (this can be measured in inches, centimeters or pixels), book cover size (width and height) and resolution measured in dpi (dots per inch). Thankfully, resolution is usually not defined in ebook publishing (as it is only the important in printing), but the web standard is 72dpi, so don’t go under it.

Beyond these three visible dimensions, scientists believe that there may be many more. In fact, the theoretical framework of Superstring Theory posits that the universe exists in ten different. Many Dimensions Book Summary and Study Guide.

Charles Williams Booklist Charles Williams Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Many Dimensions; Published inthis fascinating story is one of Charles Williams' early 'metaphysical' novels (also referred to as theological or spiritual thrillers).

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Download Sign up or Log in to rate this book and submit a review.4/5(1). “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions” – Book Review “Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions” – Book Review The book written by headmaster and theologian Edwin Abbott Abbott in precedes Einstein’s work on relativity and presents the world of multidimensional geometry through the eyes of a fictitious writer, A.

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