Flatland

In a two-dimensional universe populated by a hierarchical society of geometric figures, a square is persecuted for attempting to reveal its new knowledge of a third dimension, learned from encounters with a sphere.

Flatland

Flatland

In a two-dimensional universe populated by a hierarchical society of geometric figures, a square is persecuted for attempting to reveal its new knowledge of a third dimension, learned from encounters with a sphere.

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Flatland
Language: en
Pages: 155
Authors: Edwin Abbott Abbott
Categories: Fourth dimension
Type: BOOK - Published: 1885 - Publisher:

In a two-dimensional universe populated by a hierarchical society of geometric figures, a square is persecuted for attempting to reveal its new knowledge of a third dimension, learned from encounters with a sphere.
Flatland
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Edwin Abbott Abbott
Categories: Fourth dimension
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-22 - Publisher: Independently Published

How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third? Edwin A. Abbott's droll and delightful "romance of many dimensions" explores this conundrum in the experiences of his protagonist, A Square, whose linear world is invaded by an emissary Sphere bringing the gospel
Flatland
Language: en
Pages: 135
Authors: Edwin A. Abbott
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-27 - Publisher: BookRix

Flatland is a satirical novella by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Writing pseudonymously as "A Square", the book used the fictional two-dimensional world of Flatland to offer pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions. The story is about a
Flatland
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Edwin Abbott
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-06 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The book that influenced writers from Carl Sagan to Stephen Hawking, Flatland is set in a two-dimensional world where life exists only in lines and shapes - until one of its inhabitants, 'A. Square', has his perspective transformed forever. This brilliantly eccentric classic is an invitation to see beyond our
Flatland
Language: en
Pages: 102
Authors: David Phelps Abbott
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1926 - Publisher: Library of Alexandria

I call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space. Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed

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