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Look Inside Space

In Science, Art and Society

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Part of Darwin College Lectures

Susan Greenfield, Karen Emmorey, Daniel Libeskind, Char Davies, Lisa Jardine, Neal Ascherson, Jeffrey Hoffman, John Barrow
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  • Date Published: May 2004
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521823760

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  • This collection of essays explores different perceptions of space, taking the reader on a journey from the inner space of the mind to the vacuum beyond Earth. Eight leading researchers span a broad range of fields, from the arts and humanities to the natural sciences. They consider topics ranging from human consciousness to virtual reality, architecture and politics. The essays are written in an accessible style for a general audience.

    • A unique interdisciplinary exploration of the concept of space
    • Essays by eight eminent researchers including Susan Greenfield, Daniel Libeskind and John Barrow
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "...a multidisciplinary perspective...Recommended." J.Z. Kiss, Miami University

    "This volume is an excellent collection of eight invited lectures held at Darwin College that discuss the topic of space." Quarterly Review of Biology, Dahlia W. Zaidel

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521823760
    • length: 212 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 181 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.597kg
    • contains: 76 b/w illus. 4 colour illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction François Penz, Gregory Radick and Robert Howell
    1. Inner space Susan Greenfield
    2. Language and space Karen Emmorey
    3. Architectural space Daniel Libeskind
    4. Virtual space Char Davies
    5. Mapping space Lisa Jardine
    6. International space Neal Ascherson
    7. Exploring space Jeffrey Hoffman
    8. Outer space John Barrow.

  • Editors

    François Penz, University of Cambridge

    Gregory Radick, University of Cambridge

    Robert Howell


    Susan Greenfield, Karen Emmorey, Daniel Libeskind, Char Davies, Lisa Jardine, Neal Ascherson, Jeffrey Hoffman, John Barrow

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