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The Relation Between Architectural Forms and Philosophical Structures in the Work of Francesco Borromini in Seventeenth-Century Rome
Hendrix, John

Table of Contents

Table of contents: Preface; Introduction Precedent and Setting 1. Renaissance Precedent: Leon Battista Alberti 2. The Structure of the Cosmos in the Baroque 3. The Neoplatonic Idea at the Accademia di San Luca Philosophical Structures in the Architecture of Borromini 4. Syncretism and Architectural Syntax 5. The Structuring of the Conceptual Process 6. Athanasius Kircher and Hermeticism 7. Esoteric Symbols of Hermetic and Neoplatonic Philosophy 8. Light, Vision and Numerology 9. The Transmutation of Geometries Philosophical Origins 10. Neoplatonic Philosophy 11. Presocratic Origins Bibliography; Index

ISBN10:  0-7734-6995-8   ISBN13:  978-0-7734-6995-2    Pages:  320    Year:  2002   

Series: Mellen Studies in Architecture Number: 9

Subject Area: Architecture - All 

Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press

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