Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science

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Throughout its long history, and not just as the key aesthetic category for the Romantic Movement, the sublime has created the necessary link between aesthetic and moral judgment, offering the prospect of transcending the limits of measurement, even imagination. The best of science makes genuine claims to the sublime. For in science, as in art, every day brings the entirely new, the extreme, and the unrepresentable. How does one depict negative mass, for example, or the folding of a protein that is contagious? Can one ...

Beyond the Finite: The Sublime in Art and Science 2011, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199737697

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