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Pythagoras and early pythagoreanism

J. A. Philip

Pythagoras and early pythagoreanism

by J. A. Philip

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Published by University of Toronto Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pythagoras.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.A. Philip.
    SeriesPhoenix supplementary volume -- 7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18651712M
    ISBN 100802051758

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    The Pythagorean Theorem is Pythagoras' most famous mathematical contribution. According to legend, Pythagoras was so happy when he discovered the theorem that he offered a sacrifice of oxen. The later discovery that the square root of 2 is irrational and therefore, cannot be expressed as a ratio of two integers, greatly troubled Pythagoras and. Before examining the VP this chapter looks at the History of Philosophy (HP) as a whole in order to find out how Pythagoras' biography fitted into this ambitious work. One of the aspects of the HP that immediately catches the attention is its essentially antiquarian, scholarly, and at the same time compilatory and derivative character.

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Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans L EO N ID Z H M U D Translated from Russian by Kevin Windle and Rosh Ireland 1 3 Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, OX2 6DP, United Kingdom Oxford University Press. Pythagoras, (born c. bce, Samos, Ionia [Greece]—died c.

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BC), arguably the most influential thinker among the Presocratics, emerges in ancient tradition as a wise teacher, an outstanding mathematician, an influential politician, and as a religious and ethical reformer.

He claimed to possess supernatural powers and was the kind of personality who attracted legends. In contrast to his controversial and elusive nature, the. Book 10 of Diodorus Siculus' Library contains a long section on the life of Pythagoras and the history of Pythagoreanism as a part of the history of the western Greeks.

In addition to the fragments of B Pythagoras is mentioned occasionally in the preserved books of Diodorus. Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans | Leonid Zhmud | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. This is a comprehensive, authoritative and innovative account of Pythagoras and Pythagoreanism, one of the most enigmatic and influential philosophies in the West.

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Pythagoras established the first Pythagorean community in Crotone, Pythagorean communities spread throughout Magna Graecia. Pythagoras’ death and disputes about his teachings led to the development of two philosophical.

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Pythagoras of Samos (c. – c. BC) was an ancient Ionian Greek philosopher and the eponymous founder of Pythagoreanism. His political and religious teachings were well known in Magna Graecia and influenced the philosophies of Plato, Aristotle, and, through them, Western : c.

BC, Samos. Welcome to The Complete Pythagoras A full-text, public domain edition for the generalist & specialist Edited by Patrick Rousell for the World Wide Web. I first came across Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie’s edition of the Complete Pythagoras while researching a book on Leonardo.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Philip, James A.

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