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SINO-PLATONIC PAPERS - Number 217 December, 2011

SINO-PLATONIC PAPERS . Number 217 December, 2011 . Guanxi: The Key to Achieving Success in China . by . Jin GUAN . Victor H. Mair, Editor . Sino-Platonic Papers

The platonic solids

INTERPRETING SHAPES 169 CHAPTER 5 The platonic solids The ancient Greeks thought the platonic solids were perfect shapes. The platonic solids are three-dimensional and each one has all its faces being the same regular polygon.

THE PLATONIC SOLIDS BOOK

1 I NTRODUCTION The Platonic solids are the five most symmetric examples of polyhedra. The word, "polyhedra" is the plural form of the word, "polyhedron."

Platonic and Archimedean Solids

Platonic and Archimedean Solids LeonardR. MacGillivray University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A. INTRODUCTION A molecular host that completely surrounds its guest provides a means to stabilize reactive and transient chemical intermediates, to transfer biologically active mole-culestotarget ...

T H E I N T E L L I G I B L E G O D S I N T H E P L A T O N I ...

Méthexis XXI (2008) pp. 131 - 143 Articoli THE INTELLIGIBLE GOD S IN THE PLATONIC THEOLOGY OF PROCLUS EDWARD P. BUTLER The Platonic Theology is the culminating work of Proclus' long career and one of the defining works of late antiquity, but it has had few modern ...

Platonic 190x310mm 20pp

The Creative Flame the platonic collection Established 25 Years Platonic 190x310mm 20pp 2/6/09 15:44 Page 1

ACADEMY FLORENTINE — the Platonic Academy in Florence ...

ACADEMY FLORENTINE — the Platonic Academy in Florence (which should not be identified with the University of Florence) arose under the inspiration and patronage of the Medicis as a gathering of those who shared an enthusiasm for Plato.

The PlatonicSolids

The PlatonicSolids William Wu wwu@ocf.berkeley.edu March 122004 The tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, the dodecahedron, and the icosahedron. Froma flrstglance, one immediately notices that the Platonic Solids exhibit remarkable symmetry.

Platonic Cosmology: A Terrestrial Pedagogy

Platonic Cosmology 130 P H I L O S O P H Y O F E D U C A T I O N 2 0 0 4 Platonic Cosmology: A Terrestrial Pedagogy Huey-li Li University of Akron William L. Craig defines cosmology as " a posterior argument for a cause or reason for the cosmos."

Patterned Polyhedra: Tiling the Platonic Solids

Patterned Polyhedra: Tiling the Platonic Solids B.G. Thomas* and M.A. Hann School of Design, University of Leeds Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK b.g.thomas@leeds.ac.uk Abstract This paper examines a range of geometric concepts of importance to the further understanding of two- and three-dimensional design.