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Kepler by Philip Glass

Kepler Opera (youtube in German)
A review from last year (NYtimes)

Johannes Kepler was born on December 27, 1571, he was the first strong supporter of the heliocentric theory of Copernicus and the discoverer of the three laws of planetary motion.
Kepler Nasa homepage

The chart keplerhoroscope drawn by Kepler.
(Recently discovered horoscope calculated by Kepler for an Austrian nobleman named Hans Hannibal Hütter von Hütterhofen, who was born in 1586.)

Arthur Koestler ArthurKoestler and Kepler (previous post – one year ago)

  • Koestler and Kepler; the perfect fusion.

  • keplerglass

  • Elsewhere:
    David Foster Wallace david_foster_wallace and Wittgenstein.

    Philosophical Sweep
    To understand the fiction of David Foster Wallace, it helps to have a little Wittgenstein.
    By James Ryerson

    David Foster Wallace (previous post)

    An interview of DFW (Boston Phoenix)

    The Structuralist claude_levi-strauss
    A biography explores Claude Lévi-Strauss’ fascination with what makes cultures tick

    In Claude Lévi-Strauss: The Poet in the Laboratory (Penguin Press, $29.95), Patrick Wilcken has written the biography not just of a man, but of an intoxicating intellectual moment.

    Claude Lévi-Strauss (previous post)

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