The quadrivium-the classical curriculum-comprises the four liberal arts of number, geometry, music, and cosmology. It was studied from antiquity to the Renaissance as a way of glimpsing the nature of reality. Geometry is number in space; music is number in time; and comology expresses number in space and time. Number, music, and geometry are metaphysical truths: life across the universe investigates them; they foreshadow the physical sciences.
Quadrivium will appeal to anyone interested in mathematics, music, astronomy, and how the universe works.
Author(s): Miranda Lundy, Anthony Ashton, Dr. Jason Martineau, Daud Sutton, John Martineau
Hardcover: 416 pages
Publisher: Walker & Company (October 26, 2010)