Science and Culture : Popular and Philosophical Essays, Paperback by Helmholt...

Science and Culture : Popular and Philosophical Essays, Paperback by Helmholtz, Hermann Von; Cahan, David (EDT), ISBN 0226326594, ISBN-13 9780226326597, Like New Used, Free shipping in the US A collection of 15 of Helmholtz's (1821-94) popular lectures delivered from the 1850s to the 1890s, seeking to enlighten the leaders of European society about the potential benefits of science and technology. Among his subjects are the origin of the planetary system, the relationship between optics and painting, the aims and progress of the physical sciences, the problems of perception, the physiological causes of harmony in music, and academic freedom in German universities. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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