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The quality of numbers 1 to 31

Author: Wolfgang Held; Matthew Barton
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One sun, two parents, three meals a day, four seasons, five fingers? every child soon discovers that lots of things in life have an inherent number attached to them. Just as five individual fingers become something much more important and powerful when combined together in a hand, these numbers are often much more than a simple addition of their parts: they are intrinsically connected to the object, expressing a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012427105
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Held; Matthew Barton
ISBN: 0863159702 9780863159701
OCLC Number: 872691014
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 1 online resource (141 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1. The Number of the Whole; 2. The Number Between Doubt and Suspense; 3. The Queen of Numbers; 4. The Number of the Earth; 5. The Human Number; 6. The Number of Perfection; 7. The Number of Time; 8. The New Number; 9. The Almost Perfect Number; 10. Grasping the World; 11. Crisis and Bridge; 12. The Number of the Whole World; 13. The Step into the Unknown; 14. The Bridge Between Heaven and Earth; 15. The Underestimated Number; 16. Ordering the World; 17. The Loveliest Number; 18. Life in its Fullness; 19. The Number of New Birth. 20. Space and the Human Being21. The Number Between Eternity and Time; 22. The Number of the Sun; 23. The Ordering of Human Life; 24. The All-Encompassing Number; 25. In Oneself and Beyond; 26. The Number of Script; 27. The Number of Space; 28. The Number of the Moon; 29. The Bridge to Higher Life; 30. The Great Circle; 31. The Number of Mediation and Connection; Bibliography; Copyright.
Other Titles: Alles ist Zahl.
Quality of numbers one to thirty one
Responsibility: Wolfgang Held ; [translated by Matthew Barton].

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Explores the fascinating characteristics of numbers in relation to humans and the world around us.  Read more...

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