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Pythagoras : his life, teaching, and influence

Author: Christoph Riedweg
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Christoph Riedweg's book is an introduction to the fundamental contributions of Pythagoras to the establishment of European culture. To penetrate the intricate maze of lore and ascertain what history can tell us about the philosopher, Riedweg not only examines the written record but also considers Pythagoras within the cultural, intellectual, and spiritual context of his times. The result is an overview of the life  Read more...
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Named Person: Pythagoras.; Pythagore.; Pythagoras.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christoph Riedweg
ISBN: 0801442400 9780801442407
OCLC Number: 56825254
Description: xi, 184 p. : ill., 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Fiction and truth : ancient stories about Pythagoras --
In search of the historical Pythagoras --
The Pythagorean secret society --
Thinkers influenced by Pythagoras and his pupils.
Other Titles: Pythagoras.
Responsibility: Christoph Riedweg ; translated by Steven Rendall in collaboration with Christoph Riedweg and Andreas Schatzmann.
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"Christoph Riedweg's book is an introduction to the fundamental contributions of Pythagoras to the establishment of European culture. To penetrate the intricate maze of lore and ascertain what history can tell us about the philosopher, Riedweg not only examines the written record but also considers Pythagoras within the cultural, intellectual, and spiritual context of his times. The result is an overview of the life and teachings of a crucial Greek thinker and his most important followers."--BOOK JACKET.

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