Selected Essays

Product Number: EB00652992
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781935212300
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Description

Versified dinner parties; the cultural significance of wild fruit; a dreamlike trip to Russia on the eve of the breakup of the Soviet Union; parallel lines in Euclid's geometry; grotesque episodes in recent Jewish history; the role of religion in the 17th-century origins of modern science: all these and many other topics are explored in essays, half of them never published before, composed during a long scholarly career.

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Author(s): Robert Palter
Original Publish Date: Feb 11, 2014

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