Machiavelli, Comedian

Most familiar today as the godfather of Realpolitik …Continued and as the eponym for all things cunning and devious, the Renaissance thinker Niccolò Machiavelli also had

Black on Black

Should we consider black a colour, the absence of colour or a suspension of vision produced by a deprivation of light? Beginning with Robert Fludd's …Continued

Aspiring to a Higher Plane

In 1884 Edwin Abbott Abbott published Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, the first ever book that could be described as ‘mathematical fiction’. Ian Stewart, …Continued
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