A Mindful Beauty.

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  • Author(s): Cohen, Joel E.1,2
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    American Scholar. Autumn2009, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p56-64. 9p. 2 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph.
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    • Abstract:
      This article presents the author's analysis of the commonalities between poetry and applied mathematics through poem number 54 in the collection "A Shropshire Lad" by A. E. Housman. It examines the poem's combined patterns of words, chiasmus, and anapests. He believes that like poetry, applied mathematics combines several meanings and patterns. Zb&acaron;ganu's inequality, named after its creator Gheorghe Zb&acaron;ganu of the University of Bucharest, is compared to Housman's poem number 54. The author suggests that understanding the commonalities and differences between poetry and applied mathematics allows people to understand each other as those who make and use symbols.
    • Author Affiliations:
      1The Rockefeller University, New York
      2Columbia University, New York
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      COHEN, J. E. A Mindful Beauty. American Scholar, [s. l.], v. 78, n. 4, p. 56–64, 2009. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598. Acesso em: 4 dez. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Cohen JE. A Mindful Beauty. American Scholar. 2009;78(4):56-64. Accessed December 4, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598
    • APA:
      Cohen, J. E. (2009). A Mindful Beauty. American Scholar, 78(4), 56–64.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Cohen, Joel E. 2009. “A Mindful Beauty.” American Scholar 78 (4): 56–64. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598.
    • Harvard:
      Cohen, J. E. (2009) ‘A Mindful Beauty’, American Scholar, 78(4), pp. 56–64. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598 (Accessed: 4 December 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Cohen, JE 2009, ‘A Mindful Beauty’, American Scholar, vol. 78, no. 4, pp. 56–64, viewed 4 December 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Cohen, Joel E. “A Mindful Beauty.” American Scholar, vol. 78, no. 4, Sept. 2009, pp. 56–64. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Cohen, Joel E. “A Mindful Beauty.” American Scholar 78, no. 4 (September 2009): 56–64. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Cohen JE. A Mindful Beauty. American Scholar [Internet]. 2009 Sep [cited 2020 Dec 4];78(4):56–64. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hlh&AN=44179598