The scientific imagination and the Baroque garden

@article{Baridon1998TheSI,
  title={The scientific imagination and the Baroque garden},
  author={Michel Baridon},
  journal={Studies in The History of Gardens \& Designed Landscapes},
  year={1998},
  volume={18},
  pages={5-19}
}
  • M. Baridon
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • History
  • Studies in The History of Gardens & Designed Landscapes
Abstract The aim of this essay is to establish connections between the style of gardens and the scientific movement in 17th-century Europe. This raises problems of terminology. What exactly is a Baroque garden? And what is the scientific imagination? The second question is one of method, and it can best be answered in my conclusion, once the method has been seen at work. The first, on the contrary, requires an immediate answer because it sets time limits to the field we are going to explore… Expand
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