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Art And Imagination Sacred Geometry [Paperback]

Robert Lawlor
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April 1 1989 0500810303 978-0500810309
The 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.

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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Finish, then publish (please)... Dec 9 2003
Format:Paperback
There is a gulf between the promise of this book and what it actually delivers. The idea of exploring the deeper meaning of geometry (there is some wonderful insight here), and the approach of making it a doing experience for the reader are both worthy of praise. Unfortunately, like many books of this type, it is also riddled by mistakes: vague and/or spurious conclusions/interpretations, sometimes confusing layouts and printing, typos, misdirections, and enough false statements and faulty calculations that my trust in this book was steadily replaced by skepticism and annoyance. It seemed as though I was doing as much proofreading as learning. Whether all of the fault lies with the author is a question. Perhaps proofreaders and editors are called upon to check material they don't fully grasp. Or perhaps no one concerned expects us to study these books too carefully.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely well crafted book on this subject! July 10 2002
Format:Paperback
I have been looking for a good book on this subject and this one does not disappoint one bit! The author goes through step by step from the simple concepts to the complex complete with many illustrations and even excercises so that you can experience the "magic" of geometry yourself. I could not imagine getting the same level of understanding from a book without all the diagrams to see the relationships. More of a workbook than a text book, but packed with information and history. I would rate this as an essential book for anyone's library who is interested in understanding religious symbols, architecture, mathematics, and the beauty of the creation we find ourselves in.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fun! Aug. 20 2000
Format:Paperback
This book is very enjoyable. It not only explains what sacred geometry is, it gives you exercises to do using basic tools like a compass, graph paper and a pencil. After reading and doing the fun and educational illustrations, you'll be looking for sacred geometry everywhere around you as well as spotting it in famous works of art and architecture.
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5.0 out of 5 stars An excellent presentation. Glad I bought it July 7 2004
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Reading Robert Lawlors book took me out of a classroom and into a discussion of the origins of mathematics. Just enough details to all the material covered, making it a breath of fresh air to others stodgy presentations.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Essential for the Freemason Dec 4 2003
Format:Paperback
This book is essential for the Freemason who wants to go beyond the "lectures". It is a hands on, easy to understand approach to geometry.
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