57th Franz Kafka. Germany. Mixmischmasch pb. Fisher Logo. Fourth Dimension. Italy. La Quarta Dimensione hb, pb Adelphi. Rudy Rucker è un matematico e uno scrittore di fantascienza. per l’appunto il concetto di quarta dimensione, partendo dai classici (la teoria della relatività, ma . Mathematician and science-fiction novelist Rudy Rucker takes readers on a guided tour of a higher reality that explores what the fourth dimension is and what it.

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Rudolf von Bitter Rudh is an American mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author, and one of the founders of the cyberpunk genre. To continue further, every atom in our bodies changes its host each every year. He also quotes other texts like “Spaceland” which Rucker also wrote or “Flatterland” here and there, but the one he relies upon most is “Flatland”. My feelings are mixed: He went on to relate the getting rid of belief in the passage of time to the struggle to experience the One Mind of mysticism.

If you have more of a mathematical bent than I do, it could be interesting.

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Rucker does an amazing job exploring the topics of time travel, higher dimensional rukcer, and relativity. In fact, we occupy only different givens. Jun 27, Jason Meinig rated it it was amazing. That goes sideways on times compass e.

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Furthermore, path to 4D is through looking glass, as Kant thoughts has been that, if humans are all alone, it does not matter if dimebsione is left or right. In text, pictures, and puzzles, master science and science fiction writer Rudy Rucker immerses his r The Fourth Dimension — it’s a myth, a reality, a dream, an equation, a hypercube, the face of God, the photograph of everything dimenzione once If you’re like me, a layman, you probably won’t understand everything, but you’ll still get little tidbits out of it.

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La lectura es muy agradable y muy instructiva.

He ridy into metaphysics and explanations for ghosts as well as recounting the mathematical history which is the real mainstay of this book. I will read it some day. Lawrence Finkel rated it did not like it Nov 02, Rimensione good follow-up of Edwin Abbott’s classic Flatland: La lectura es muy ag Es curioso.

People often say that Time is the fourth dimension. Then there is idea that 3D creatures, as us live in higher dimensions in greater self. Does that mean everything is predetermined and there’s such a thing as destiny?

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The writer quotes work by philosophers, artists and mathematicians. The graphics keep the book on an entertaining level and away from the text-book feel that it could have easily fallen into. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Quotes from The Fourth Dimens Diensione result is a fantastic, enlightening, and mind-expanding reading experience. The illustrations simple drawings are fantastic! Passage of time arises because we think of occupying different realities. Perhaps the real me is fourth-dimensional after all, and the entity typing this is just my three-dimensional “shadow”. Trivia About The Fourth Dimens Want to Read Rduy Reading Read. My wife is a math major and one of my best friends and personal heroes is also a math wiz.

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Very fun, intellectually enticing and packed full of titles and thinkers to look into afterwards. Those two concepts are dear to most humans, but once you start thinking thoroughly about what reality might really be like, they are probably impossible to maintain.

With example that even monarch, the King, would be seen as Women there. The author uses multiple illustrations, puzzles with an I originally read this book in while doing a paper in my high school physics class about time travel.

If you are interested in a fascinating tale about how reality might be totally different than how we generally perceive it, be sure to read this well-written introduction that does not require deep mathematical knowledge, although a keen imagination is very welcome! And everything that we thing is now is actual past. The exciting and challenging journey is enhanced by more than 20 This is the definitive popular exploration of what the fourth dimension means, both physically and spiritually.


The book is written for tourists, not experts. Feb 06, Masahiro Canou rated it liked it. La primera parte es muy buena, de la segunda nos podemos dar mus.

The Fourth Dimension: A Guided Tour of the Higher Universes by Rudy Rucker

This is the definitive popular exploration of what the fourth dimension means, both physically and spiritually. We then, can reason by analogy of Plato work, who has been the first to grasp this idea. It’s such a fun, easy-to-read book on how to conceptualize other dimensions in space, and also addresses space-time and paradoxes in time travel.

It is like a child wanting to draw a geographically accurate map of the North Pole but stubbornly reserving a location for the home town of Santa.

To ask other readers questions about The Fourth Dimensionplease sign up. Feb 17, Carlos Alonso-Niemeyer rated it really liked it. Apr 17, Steven Peterson rated it liked it. Liked it alot overall. While good when it comes to the mathematical and scientific aspects of hyperspace, the book does get onto some wild tangents tying in extra dimensions to ghosts, the occult, and other superstitious phenomena.

Refresh and try again. Oct 19, Liz rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: