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Artful Science: Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education
What has happened to the magic of learning? Playful illusions, spellbinding games, and lifelike automata were once integral to education. Artful Science reveals the exhilarating but paradoxical intertwining of enchantment with enlightenment in the early modern period. A cross-disciplinary guide to intellectual high and low life of the eighteenth century, Artful Science mak ...more
Paperback, 380 pages
Published February 28th 1996 by Mit Press
(first published June 1994)
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