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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date May 1, 2000
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393320534
ISBN-10 0393320537
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $21.95
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Summary
In a masterful analysis of the geography of space, the author of Pythagoras' Trousers explores the changing concepts of both physical space and spiritual space from the Middle Ages to the present day. Reprint.
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Cyberspace may seem an unlikely gateway for the soul.

But as science commentator Margaret Wertheim argues in this "marvelously provocative" (Kirkus Reviews) book, cyberspace has in recent years become a repository for immense spiritual yearning. Wertheim explores the mapping of spiritual desire onto digitized space and suggests that the modem today has become a metaphysical escape-hatch from a materialism that many people find increasingly dissatisfying. Cyberspace opens up a collective space beyond the laws of physics–a space where mind rather than matter reigns. This strange refuge returns us to an almost medieval dualism between a physical space of body and an immaterial space of mind and psyche. Illustrations

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780393046946 Book cover for 9780868247441
 
from Transworld Pub (August 1, 2000)
9780868247441 | details & prices | List price $17.50
About: Cyberspace may seem an unlikely gateway for the soul.
from W W Norton & Co Inc (April 1, 1999); titled "The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet"
9780393046946 | details & prices | 256 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $24.95
About: The author of Pythagoras' Trousers explores the changing concepts of both physical space and spiritual space from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Paperback
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With Steven Wartman | Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (May 1, 2000)
9780393320534 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $21.95
This edition also contains The Transformation of Academic Health Centers: Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare’s Changing Landscape
About: In a masterful analysis of the geography of space, the author of Pythagoras' Trousers explores the changing concepts of both physical space and spiritual space from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Hardcover
from Academic Pr (April 7, 2015); titled "The Transformation of Academic Health Centers: Meeting the Challenges of Healthcare's Changing Landscape"
9780128007624 | details & prices | 290 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.25 lbs | List price $99.95
Paperback
Book cover for 9780393320534
 
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With Margaret Wertheim | Reprint edition from W W Norton & Co Inc (May 1, 2000); titled "Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet"
9780393320534 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $21.95
This edition also contains Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet
About: In a masterful analysis of the geography of space, the author of Pythagoras' Trousers explores the changing concepts of both physical space and spiritual space from the Middle Ages to the present day.

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