Aesthetics, Industry, and Science

Hermann von Helmholtz and the Berlin Physical Society

M. Norton Wise

Aesthetics, Industry, and Science

M. Norton Wise

432 pages | 31 color plates, 73 halftones, 6 tables | 6 x 9 | © 2018
Cloth $45.00 ISBN: 9780226531359 Will Publish March 2018
E-book $45.00 ISBN: 9780226531496 Will Publish March 2018
Contents
Introduction
1
Parade auf dem Opernplatz
2
Pegasus and the Muses (Museums) of Art, Industry, and Science
Section 1: Altes Museum, University, and Bauschule
3
Pegasus and the Muses (Museums) of Art, Industry, and Science
Section 2: Gewerbehaus
4
Modernizing Military Schools: Self-Acting Officers and Instruments
5
“What’s in a Line?”
6
The Berlin Physical Society
7
The Mechanism of Matter: Hermann Helmholtz’s Erhaltung der Kraft
8
“A Spectacle for the Gods”
Epilogue
Kunst-Technik
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
Index
 
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