Spatial Thinking and External Representation

Towards a Historical Epistemology of Space - Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge - Studies 8

Matthias Schemmel (Hrsg.)

buch

Jetzt bewerten

14,90 EUR
inkl. 7% MwSt.
versandkostenfrei (Deuschland)

1. Auflage 2016
Englisch
219 Seiten, Taschenbuch, ca. 170 mm x 240 mm, 454 g
Erschienen in der Edition Open Access (EOA).

Pro BUSINESS Verlag
ISBN: 978-3-945561-08-9
Artikelnummer: 15022

Kurzbeschreibung

Spatial thinking plays a central role in the life of individuals as well as whole societies. It ranges from everyday orientation in our living environment to the social organization of place and space and the structuring of a huge corpus of experiential knowledge by means of theoretical concepts in modern science. Spatial knowledge thereby takes on different forms in different contexts, and it does so depending on the spatial experiences accounted for and the available means for its external representation. From this perspective, scientific spatial knowledge is but one form of spatial knowledge and does not represent a Stratum independent from non-scientific knowledge. This volume presents and analyses manifestations of spatial thinking in various societal and historical circumstances: in the language and practices of recent non-literate societies, in the administrative institutions of early civilizations, in discursive contexts of ancient Greece and China, in early modern natural philosophy and metaphysics, and in twentieth-century physics. It discusses the historical and structural relations of the different forms of spatial knowledge and thereby attempts to address the question of the epistemic status of this knowledge. The series Studies of the Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge is dedicated to key subjects in the history and development of knowledge, bringing together perspectives from different fields and combining source-based empirical research with theoretically guided approaches. Studies typically present working group volumes with integrative approaches. The volumes are available both as print-on-demand books and as open-access publications on the Internet. The material is freely accessible online at www.edition-open-access. de.

Andere Titel des Autors

  • buch

    Cavendish - The Experimental Life

    31,90 EUR
    Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Edition Open Access (EOA)

  • buch

    Alvarus Thomas und sein Liber de triplici motu - Band II

    96,50 EUR
    Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Edition Open Access (EOA)

  • buch

    Alvarus Thomas und sein Liber de triplici motu - Band I

    55,80 EUR
    Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Edition Open Access (EOA)

  • buch

    Frühe Mikroskopie

    12,00 EUR
    Max-Planck-Gesellschaft Edition Open Access (EOA)

Buchempfehlungen

  • buch

    Sag es mit deinem Buch

    49,95 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    Comanzuela

    19,90 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Mastzellenfreundliche und histaminarme Küche

    22,00 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    EGAL

    14,90 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Happy Feet - dynamische Basis, mühelose Haltung

    15,90 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    Alle Namen unserer Kindheit

    28,00 EUR
    Psychologie

  • buch

    Die Gelbe 7 von Mühlenaue

    9,90 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Entzündungshemmende Ernährung

    16,90 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    Langhaarleben

    9,90 EUR
    Psychologie, Esoterik

  • buch

    Bäume am Lebensweg

    22,95 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Uhren - Kleine Marken für große Liebhaber

    21,90 EUR
    Hobby, Haus

Neuerscheinungen

  • buch

    Das Prostituiertenschutzgesetz

    14,90 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    Freiheit macht klug

    19,90 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    Das Jahrbuch

    19,95 EUR
    Ratgeber

  • buch

    Und der Ring

    17,95 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Dein gedenk ich Josefine

    29,95 EUR
    Geschichte

  • buch

    Morte Volo TWA639

    11,90 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Der Praktikant

    12,99 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Mein Lieblingsmensch

    12,95 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Nachtgedanken

    14,95 EUR
    Belletristik

  • buch

    Heiter bis (fast) makaber

    7,00 EUR
    Psychologie, Esoterik

  • buch

    Schatten der Vergangenheit

    9,90 EUR
    Belletristik