Harmonies of the World

Johannes Kepler


Harmonies of the World, by Johannes Kepler - click to see full size image

Available to download for free in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook formats.
Skip straight to downloads.

Description

Johannes Kepler published Harmonies of the World in 1619. This was the summation of his theories about celestial correspondences, and ties together the ratios of the planetary orbits, musical theory, and the Platonic solids. Kepler's speculations are long discredited. However, this work stands as a bridge between the Hermetic philosophy of the Renaissance, which sought systems of symbolic correspondences in the fabric of nature, and modern science. And today, we finally have heard the music of the spheres: data from outer system probes have been translated into acoustic form, and we can listen to strange clicks and moans from Jupiter's magnetosphere.

Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.

This book has 116 pages in the PDF version. This translation by Charles Glenn Wallis was originally published in 1939.

Production notes: This ebook of Harmonies of the World was published by Global Grey in 2019.

Download for ereaders (below donate buttons)


You can help the site by donating or by buying a collection, like the Science and Psychology one, with 32 ebooks for only £3.



Related ebooks...