Albert van der Schoot

Albert van der Schoot studied Musicology and Philosophy in Amsterdam and Musical Instruction in Budapest. He currently teaches Aesthetics and Cultural Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam.

De ontstelling van Pythagoras

De ontstelling van Pythagoras

Over de geschiedenis van de goddelijke proportie

(Agora, 1998, 442 pagina's)

During the twentieth century, art has been stripped of almost every aesthetic ideal. The only absolute norm left is that of the golden ratio. In De ontstelling van Pythagoras Albert van der Schoot delves into why the golden ratio, also known as the golden section or mean, has achieved such a lofty status.

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