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Mathematics and Culture

Synopsis
Judith Grabiner describes how the 19th century saw radical change, producing new ideas of space, destroying the unchallenging authority of mathematics, revolutionising art, making relativity possible and helping create modernism. [42 minutes]
Series
Ada Lovelace Symposium
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2015
Notes
For other podcasts in the series see: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/ada-lovelace-symposium-celebrating-200-years-computer-visionary
Subjects
Arts and Humanities; Mathematics
Keywords
history of mathematics; Modernism; relativity theory; Cultural history

Online availability

URI
http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/mathematics-and-culture-geometry-and-its-figures-air
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Judith Grabiner

Distributor

Name

University of Oxford Podcasts

Web
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