Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Is Art the future of Science?

I want to point out a lovely essay by Johan Lehrer that explores how esthetic and artistic explorations have influenced paradigm shifting insights in physics, psychology and neuroscience - metaphorical leaps that have broken the iron grip of models that have reached their dead end.

1 comment:

  1. Reminds me of just how often I've been using pipe cleaners and drawings to visualize quantum informatics, string diagrams and category theory.