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Pythagorus : His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe.

Author: Kitty Ferguson
Publisher: New York : Icon Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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The enthralling story of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans, whose insight transformed the ancient world and still inspire the realms of science, mathematics, philosophy and the arts. Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was that it was comprehensible at all. As Kitty Ferguson explains in this eye-opening new book, Pythagoras had much the same idea - but 2,500 years earlier. Though many know  Read more...
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Ferguson, Kitty.
Pythagorus : His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe.
New York : Icon Books, ©2011
Named Person: Pythagoras; Pythagoras.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kitty Ferguson
ISBN: 9781848312500 1848312504
OCLC Number: 794327635
Description: 1 online resource (513 pages)

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Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was that it was comprehensible at all. This title explains, Pythagoras had much the same idea - but 2,500 years earlier. It tells the  Read more...

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``Pythagoras' does two things exceptionally well. It provides a magnificent grand tour of the history of mathematics and how it has shaped our understanding of the universe. And it provides deep Read more...

 
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