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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
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The Pythagorean idea that numbers are the key to understanding reality inspired philosophers in late Antiquity (4th and 5th centuries A.D.) to develop theories in physics and metaphysics based on mathematical models. This book draws on some newly discovered evidence, including fragments of Iamblichus's On Pythagoreanism, to examine these early theories and trace their influence on later Neoplatonists (particularly Proclus and Syrianus) and on medieval and early modern philosophy.
|Keywords||Pythagoras and Pythagorean school Mathematics History|
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|Call number||B243.O46 1989|
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