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Pythagoras - his life, teaching, and influence.

Author: Professor Christoph Riedweg; Steven Rendall
Publisher: Cornell University Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the most important mathematical theorems is named after Pythagoras of Samos, but this semi-mythical Greek sage has more to offer than formulas. He is said to have discovered the numerical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Professor Christoph Riedweg; Steven Rendall
ISBN: 9780801474521 0801474523
OCLC Number: 1023382352
Description: 198 sidor ; 22.4 cm

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"Ancient tradition makes Pythagoras the embodiment of the wise man: a traveller, a scientist, a guru, an astronomer and cosmologist, a mathematician, a politician. How much of the legend is true and Read more...

 
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