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The first moderns : profiles in the origins of twentieth-century thought, William R. Everdell

Label
The first moderns : profiles in the origins of twentieth-century thought
Title
The first moderns
Title remainder
profiles in the origins of twentieth-century thought
Statement of responsibility
William R. Everdell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Everdell, William R
Dewey number
190/.9/04
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
B804
LC item number
.E84 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Thought and thinking
  • Modernism (Aesthetics)
  • Intellectual life
  • Science
Label
The first moderns : profiles in the origins of twentieth-century thought, William R. Everdell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-461) and index
Contents
Introduction : What modernism is and what it probably isn't -- The century ends in Vienna : modernism's time lost, 1899 -- Georg Cantor, Richard Dedekind, and Gottlob Frege : what is a number, 1872-1883 -- Ludwig Boltzmann : statistical gases, entropy, and the direction of time, 1872-1877 -- Georges Seurat : divisionism, cloisonnism, and chronophotography, 1885 -- Whitman, Rimbaud, and Jules Laforgue : poems without meter, 1886 -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal : the atoms of brain, 1889 -- Valeriano Weyler y Nicolau : inventing the concentration camp, 1896 -- Sigmund Freud : time repressed and ever-present, 1899 -- The century begins in Paris : modernism on the verge, 1900 -- Hugo de Vries and Max Planck : the gene and the quantum, 1900 -- Bertrand Russell and Edmund Husserl : phenomenology, number, and the fall of logic, 1901 -- Edwin S. Porter : parts at sixteen per second, 1903 -- Meet me in Saint Louis : modernism comes to middle America, 1904 -- Albert Einstein : the space-time interval and the quantum of light, 1905 -- Pablo Picasso : seeing all sides, 1906-1907 -- August Strindberg : staging a broken dream, 1907 -- Arnold Schoenberg : music in no key, 1908 -- James Joyce : the novel goes to pieces, 1909-1910 -- Vassily Kandinsky : art with no object, 1911-1912 -- Annus mirabilis : Vienna, Paris, and St. Petersburg, 1913 -- Discontinuous epilogues : Heisenberg and Bohr, Gödel and Turing, Merce Cunningham and Michel Foucault
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 501 p.
Isbn
9780226224800
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96044334
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1450440-01umb_inst
  • 1017725
  • (OCoLC)35714512
Label
The first moderns : profiles in the origins of twentieth-century thought, William R. Everdell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-461) and index
Contents
Introduction : What modernism is and what it probably isn't -- The century ends in Vienna : modernism's time lost, 1899 -- Georg Cantor, Richard Dedekind, and Gottlob Frege : what is a number, 1872-1883 -- Ludwig Boltzmann : statistical gases, entropy, and the direction of time, 1872-1877 -- Georges Seurat : divisionism, cloisonnism, and chronophotography, 1885 -- Whitman, Rimbaud, and Jules Laforgue : poems without meter, 1886 -- Santiago Ramón y Cajal : the atoms of brain, 1889 -- Valeriano Weyler y Nicolau : inventing the concentration camp, 1896 -- Sigmund Freud : time repressed and ever-present, 1899 -- The century begins in Paris : modernism on the verge, 1900 -- Hugo de Vries and Max Planck : the gene and the quantum, 1900 -- Bertrand Russell and Edmund Husserl : phenomenology, number, and the fall of logic, 1901 -- Edwin S. Porter : parts at sixteen per second, 1903 -- Meet me in Saint Louis : modernism comes to middle America, 1904 -- Albert Einstein : the space-time interval and the quantum of light, 1905 -- Pablo Picasso : seeing all sides, 1906-1907 -- August Strindberg : staging a broken dream, 1907 -- Arnold Schoenberg : music in no key, 1908 -- James Joyce : the novel goes to pieces, 1909-1910 -- Vassily Kandinsky : art with no object, 1911-1912 -- Annus mirabilis : Vienna, Paris, and St. Petersburg, 1913 -- Discontinuous epilogues : Heisenberg and Bohr, Gödel and Turing, Merce Cunningham and Michel Foucault
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 501 p.
Isbn
9780226224800
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
96044334
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1450440-01umb_inst
  • 1017725
  • (OCoLC)35714512

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