Brian (digibri) wrote,
Brian
digibri

Visual map of Western cultural thought

Genealogy of Influence
a visualization of the connections between
the most influential writers, artists, philosophers,
scientists, and mathematicians of Western culture.
(500 people, 1034 influences)


This is fascinating. It has a tremendously organic feel to it. Hovering over a name brings up a synopsis of that person snagged from Wikipedia. It really must be explored as explanation doesn't do it justice.

B.
Tags: culture, java applet, philosophy, reference, research, thought, wikipedia
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