Concepts in Human Geography -
"On Space and Spatial Practice in Contemporary Geography" by Michael Curry.
My notes from the article:
Four main notions of space:
1. Aristotle: static, hierarchical, concrete. A concept of place.
2. Newton: grid within which objects are located and events occur.
3. Leibniz: Newton’s scientific outlook combined with Aristotle’s relational space.
4. Kant: space is a form imposed on the world by humans.
Medieval painting to painting in the Renaissance:
Newton and Absolute Space:
But… Kant says:
New French theory - 1970s:
Gould and Downs:
We see the world in terms of objects and events.
In fact, we’re all four systems…