Sacred Geometry: Philosophy and Practice by Robert LawlorThe thinkers of ancient Egypt, Greece and India recognized that numbers governed much of what they saw in their world and hence provided an approach to its divine creator. Robert Lawlor sets out the system that determines the dimension and the form of both man-made and natural structures, from Gothic cathedrals to flowers, from music to the human body. By also involving the reader in practical experiments, he leads with ease from simple principles to a grasp of the logarithmic spiral, the Golden Proportion, the squaring of the circle and other ubiquitous ratios and proportions.
Art and Imagination: These large-format, gloriously-illustrated paperbacks cover Eastern and Western religion and philosophy, including myth and magic, alchemy and astrology. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visionary thinking and accessible writing to each intriguing subject.
Sacred Geometry (Art and Imagination)
The thinkers of ancient Egypt, Greece, and India realized that numbers controlled much of what they had seen in their world, and thus introduced an approach to their divine creator. Robert Lawler defines a system that defines the dimension and shape of both natural and human structures, from Gothic cathedrals to flowers, and from music to the human body. By engaging the reader also in practical experiments, it easily leads from simple principles to the understanding of logarithmic helical, gold ratio, quadrature and other ratios and ratios everywhere. This book is part of the "Art and Fantasy " series, a book with paper drawings covering Eastern and Western religion and philosophy , including legends, magic, chemistry and astrology. The distinguished authors bring a wealth of knowledge, visual thinking, and writing into the reach of every interesting subject.
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