Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans

Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans

by Charles H. Kahn, Charles Kahn
     
 

A fascinating portrait of the Pythagorean tradition, including a substantial account of the Neo-Pythagorean revival, and ending with Johannes Kepler on the threshold of modernism.

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A fascinating portrait of the Pythagorean tradition, including a substantial account of the Neo-Pythagorean revival, and ending with Johannes Kepler on the threshold of modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872205758
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
193
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Abbreviations
IThe Pythagorean Question1
IIPythagoras and the Pythagorean Way of Life5
IIIPythagorean Philosophy before Plato23
IVPythagorean Philosophy in the Time of Archytas and Plato39
VThe New Pythagorean Philosophy in the Early Academy63
VIThe Survival of Pythagoreanism in the Hellenistic Age72
VIIThe Pythagorean Tradition in Rome86
VIIIThe Neopythagorean Philosophers94
IXThe Pythagorean Heritage139
Bibliography173
Index of Ancient and Early Modern Names183
Index of Modern Names187
Index of Subjects189

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