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On Folding : Towards a New Field of Interdisciplinary Research (Paperback)

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It is only recently, with the increasing interest in origami and folding in natural sciences and the humanities, that the fold as a new concept in a whole range of disciplines has begun to be thought of in a broader way. Folding as a material and structural process offers a new methodology to think about the close relationship of matter, form, and code. It undoes old dichotomies, such as the organic and the inorganic or nature and technology, and blurs the boundaries between experimental, conceptual, and historical approaches. This anthology aims to unfold this new interdisciplinary field and its disciplinary impact, ranging from materials science, biology, architecture, and mathematics to literature and philosophy.
Number of Pages: 241
Genre: Science, Philosophy, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Philosophy + Social Aspects, Epistemology, Popular Culture
Series Title: Science Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Columbia Univ Pr
Language: English
Street Date: August 16, 2016
TCIN: 51452043
UPC: 9783837634044
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-2852
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