The Fourth Dimension

The Fourth Dimension - for liberation from the conventions...

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The Fourth Dimension There seemed to be a lot of fascination with the fourth dimension early in this century, but it meant different things to different people: Time is often considered the fourth dimension in the space-time continuum with three space dimensions and one time dimension. Color has been described as a dimension. For some artists the fourth dimension appears to have been a metaphor
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Unformatted text preview: for liberation from the conventions of linear perspective. • To some philosophers it was a physical reality to which we have limited access. • To many mathematicians, the fourth dimension simply means an abstract space described in terms of four mutually perpendicular axes....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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