Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Plato's stave: academic cracks philosopher's musical code

"It may sound like the plot of a Dan Brown novel, but an academic at the University of Manchester claims to have cracked a mathematical and musical code in the works of Plato. Jay Kennedy, a historian and philosopher of science, described his findings as 'like opening a tomb and discovering new works by Plato.'"
Article in today's Guardian