Bucky Books

The Concept of 4D in Synergetics

In my view, a lot of readers of Synergetics get off on the wrong foot in thinking Fuller’s “4D” is carbon copied from say either Einstein or Coxeter.

But from which one, Einstein or Coxeter? Does it matter? Didn’t they mean the same thing? No.

Einstein with his “time is the fourth dimension” and Coxeter with his n-dimensional polytopes (e.g. “tesseract”), are not speaking the same…

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