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Can the Beauty of Nature Be Objectified?

  • Bernd-Olaf KüppersEmail author
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Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Abstract

Beauty is true, truth is beauty. This famous dictum, propounded by the poet John Keats, expresses a view that is shared by many scientists. Is there really an objectifiable connection between beauty and truth? Can one put the idea of the beauty of Nature onto a scientific foundation? Can we even find laws underlying natural beauty?

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MunichGermany

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