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    Pythagoras Petratos (2005). Does the Private Finance Initiative Promote Innovation in Health Care? The Case of the British National Health Service. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 30 (6):627 – 642.
    The Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is a specific example of health care privatization within the British National Health Service. In this essay, I critically assess the ways in which various Private Finance Initiatives have increased health care efficiency and effectiveness, as well as encouraged medical innovation. Indeed, as the analysis will demonstrate, significant empirical evidence supports the conclusion that Private Finance Initiatives are a driving force of innovation within the British Health Care System.
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    Richard McKirahan (2014). ZHMUD. L. (2012). Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans. Oxford, Oxford University Press. Archai: Revista de Estudos Sobre as Origens Do Pensamento Ocidental 13 (13):161-164.
    ZHMUD. L. (2012). Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
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    Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier (2006). Measuring Heaven: Pythagoras and His Influence on Thought and Art in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Cornell University Press.
    "In this illustrated book, Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier sets out the panorama of Pythagoras's influence and that of Christian and Jewish thinkers who followed ...
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    Leonid Zhmud (2012). Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans. OUP Oxford.
    In ancient tradition, Pythagoras emerges as a wise teacher, an outstanding mathematician, an influential politician, and as a religious and ethical reformer. This volume offers a comprehensive study of Pythagoras, Pythagoreanism, and the early Pythagoreans through an analysis of the many representations of the individual and his followers.
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    Dominic J. O'Meara (1989). Pythagoras Revived: Mathematics and Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Oxford University Press.
    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.
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    C. J. de Vogel (1966). Pythagoras and Early Pythagoreanism. Assen, Van Gorcum.
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    Author unknown, Pythagoras. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  8. Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie (1920). Pythagorean Library a Complete Collection of the Works of Surviving Works of Pythagoras. Platonist Press.
     
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  9. Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie (1987). The Pythagorean Sourcebook and Library: An Anthology of Ancient Writings Which Relate to Pythagoras and Pythagorean Philosophy. Phanes Press.
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    James A. Philip (1966). Pythagoras and Early Pythagoreanism. [Toronto]University of Toronto Press.
  11. Thomas Stanley (2010). Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings: A Compendium of Classical Sources. Ibis Press.
     
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    Abraham A. Ungar (1998). From Pythagoras To Einstein: The Hyperbolic Pythagorean Theorem. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 28 (8):1283-1321.
    A new form of the Hyperbolic Pythagorean Theorem, which has a striking intuitive appeal and offers a strong contrast to its standard form, is presented. It expresses the square of the hyperbolic length of the hypotenuse of a hyperbolic right-angled triangle as the “Einstein sum” of the squares of the hyperbolic lengths of the other two sides, Fig. 1, thus completing the long path from Pythagoras to Einstein. Following the pioneering work of Varičak it is well known that relativistic (...)
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    Philip Hardie (1995). The Speech of Pythagoras in Ovid Metamorphoses 15: Empedoclean Epos. Classical Quarterly 45 (01):204-.
    Ovidians continue to be puzzled by the 404-line speech put into the mouth of Pythagoras in book 15 of the Metamorphoses. Questions of literary decorum and quality are insistently raised: how does the philosopher's popular science consort with the predominantly mythological matter of the preceding fourteen books? Do Pythagoras' revelations provide some kind of unifying ground, a ‘key’, for the endless variety of the poem? Can one take the Speech as a serious essay in philosophical didactic, or is (...)
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  14. Pythagoras, Pythagoras Fragments and Commentary.
     
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    Giuseppe Gembillo (2007). Analogy Between the Theorem of Pythagoras and the Relations of Uncertainty of Heisenberg. World Futures 63 (1):38 – 41.
    In this work I propose an analogy between Pythagoras's theorem and the logical-formal structure of Werner Heisenberg's "relations of uncertainty." The reasons that they have pushed to me to place this analogy have been determined from the following ascertainment: Often, when in exact sciences a problem of measurement precision arises, it has been resolved with the resource of the elevation to the square. To me it seems also that the aporie deriving from the uncertainty principle can find one solution (...)
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    J. S. Morrison (1956). Pythagoras of Samos. Classical Quarterly 6 (3-4):135-.
    The influence which the Pythagorean society and its leading doctrines exercised upon Athenian intellectual and political developments in the late fifth century leads us to seek in Pythagoras a figure of greater stature and more clear-cut features than modern scholarship is prepared to allow. To us he is a great name but little more, the large body of detailed information about his life which is available in later writers being dismissed as fabulous. This scepticism was reasonable enough when the (...)
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  17. Arnold Hermann (2004). The Illustrated to Think Like God: Pythagoras and Parmenides, the Origins of Philosophy. Parmenides Publishing.
    Intended for general readers, The Illustrated To Think Like God explores how philosophy became a speculative science, tracing its origins to the Greek colonies of southern Italy, from the late sixth century to the mid-fifth century BCE. In this lavishly illustrated full-color work, Arnold Hermann tells the story of the sage Pythagoras, the poet Xenophanes, and the lawmaker Parmenides, describing how each in his own way believed that true insight belonged only to the gods. With a sympathetic and critical (...)
     
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    Nicholas Kardaras (2011). How Plato and Pythagoras Can Save Your Life: The Ancient Greek Prescription for Health and Happiness. Red Wheel/Weiser.
    My personal odyssey -- Tripping the night fantastic. Who-and what-am I? -- The journey home. Take me to the river-- -- The being human -- White crows : mystics, savants, and other harbingers of human potential. Mystic mind (or how to crack open the cranium) -- Wake up! Greek philosophy breaks the trance -- The ultimate cage match : philosophy, science, and religion (or togas, Bibles, and microscopes : why can't we all just get along?) -- Homo anxious : I (...)
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    Dimitra Karamanides (2006). Pythagoras: Pioneering Mathematician and Musical Theorist of Ancient Greece. Rosen Pub. Group.
    The early years -- The traveling student -- Egypt and Babylon -- A return to Greece -- The Pythagorean school -- Pythagorean thought -- Pythagoras' legacy.
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    James Luchte (2009). Pythagoras and the Doctrine of Transmigration: Wandering Souls. Continuum.
    Introduction: The poetic topos of the doctrine of transmigration -- Genealogy of the doctrine of transmigration -- Beyond mysticism and science : symbolism and philosophical magic -- The emergence of mystic cults and the immortal soul -- Philolaus and the question of pythagorean harmony -- The alleged critique of Pythagoras by Parmenides -- Between the earth and the sky : on the pythagorean divine -- The pythagorean bios and the doctrine of transmigration -- The path of the event -- (...)
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    Christoph Riedweg (2005). Pythagoras: His Life, Teaching, and Influence. Cornell University Press.
    Fiction and truth : ancient stories about Pythagoras -- In search of the historical Pythagoras -- The Pythagorean secret society -- Thinkers influenced by Pythagoras and his pupils.
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    Kathryn Paxton George (2002). Ethical Vegetarianism: From Pythagoras to Peter Singer (Review). Hypatia 17 (1):203-205.
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    H. A. Naber (1911). Das Problem des Pythagoras. The Monist 21 (3):476-477.
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    Robert Klee (2002). The Revenge of Pythagoras: How a Mathematical Sharp Practice Undermines the Contemporary Design Argument in Astrophysical Cosmology. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 53 (3):331-354.
    Recent developments in astrophysical cosmology have revived support for the design argument among a growing clique of astrophysicists. I show that the scientific/mathematical evidence cited in support of intelligent design of the universe is infected with a mathematical sharp practice: the concepts of two numbers being of the same order of magnitude, and of being within an order of each other, have been stretched from their proper meanings so as to doctor the numbers evidentially. This practice started with A. S. (...)
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    Czeslaw Glogowski (2011). Review-From Logos to Trinity. Marian Hillar's Attempt to Describe the Evolution of Religious Beliefs From Pythagoras to Tertullian. Dialogue and Universalism 21 (3):151.
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  26. Peter Kingsley (1994). From Pythagoras to the Turba Philosophorum: Egypt and Pythagorean Tradition. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 57:1-13.
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  27. Arnold Hermann (2004). To Think Like God: Pythagoras and Parmenides. The Origins of Philosophy. Parmenides Publishing.
     
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    Lawrence P. Schrenk (1990). Pythagoras Revived. Review of Metaphysics 43 (4):877-878.
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    Kerry S. Walters & Lisa Portmess (eds.) (1999). Ethical Vegetarianism: From Pythagoras to Peter Singer. State University of New York Press.
    Selections are arranged chronologically, from antiquity to the present, and each selection includes an introduction. Appendices overview arguments against ethical vegetarianism. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc.
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    Mario Bunge (2003). Twenty-Five Centuries of Quantum Physics: From Pythagoras to Us, and From Subjectivism to Realism. Science and Education 12 (5-6):445-466.
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    David Kolb (1983). Pythagoras Bound: Limit and Unlimited in Plato's Philebus. Journal of the History of Philosophy 21 (4):497-511.
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    Massimo Pauri (2003). Don't Ask Pythagoras About the Quantum. Science and Education 12 (5):467-477.
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  33. Farewell to the Twentieth Century: Nussbaum Glossary of Philosophical Terms Selected Bibliography Index (2009). Machine Generated Contents Note: Introduction1. The Pre-Socratic Philosophers: Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C.E. Thales / Anaximander / Anaximenes / Pythagoras / Xenophanes / Heraclitus / Parmenides / Zeno / Empedocles / Anaxagoras / Leucippus and Democritus 2. The Athenian Period: Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E. The Sophists: Protagoras, Gorgias, Thrasymachus, Callicles and Critias / Socrates / Plato / Aristotle 3. The Hellenistic and Roman Periods: Fourth Century B.C.E Through Fourth Century C.E. Epicureanism / Stoicism / Skepticism / neoPlatonism 4. Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy: Fifth Through Fifteenth Centuries Saint Augustine / the Encyclopediasts / John Scotus Eriugena / Saint Anselm / Muslim and Jewish Philosophies: Averroës, Maimonides / the Problem of Faith and Reason / the Problem of the Universals / Saint Thomas Aquinas / William of Ockham / Renaissance Philosophers 5. Continental Rationalism and British Empiricism: The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries Descartes. [REVIEW] In Donald Palmer (ed.), Looking at Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter. Mcgraw-Hill
     
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  34. E. J. Dijksterhuis (1986). The Mechanization of the World Picture Pythagoras to Newton. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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    Reviel Netz (2013). The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World. Common Knowledge 19 (1):138-139.
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    Vinzenz Buchheit (1993). Numa:: Pythagoras in der Deutung Ovids. Hermes 121 (1):77-99.
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    Richard Lewis (1997). Pythagoras & The Numbers Game. Philosophy Now 17:8-9.
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    J. J. R. (1968). Pythagoras and Early Pythagoreanism. Review of Metaphysics 22 (1):143-143.
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    David Kolb (1983). Pythagoras Bound: Limit and Unlimited in Plato's. Journal of the History of Philosophy 21 (4).
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    Hans Dieter Betz (1967). Iamblichi Chalcidensis Ex Coele-Syria de Vita Pythagorica Liber. Iamblichos, Pythagoras Legende--Lehre---Lebensgestaltung. Journal of the History of Philosophy 5 (1):86-86.
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    Zinaida A. Sokuler (2012). Is Pythagoras's Theorem a Social Construct? Russian Studies in Philosophy 50 (4):94-97.
    The author clarifies the thesis of the social constructivists and shows how it is overlapping with some ideas of its critics. Based on established agreement between social constructivism and evolutionary epistemology, she argues that the conceptual elements of mathematical knowledge are social constructs.
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    Kathryn Paxton George (2002). Book Review: Kerry S. Walters and Lisa Portmess. Ethical Vegetarianism: From Pythagoras to Peter Singer. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1999. [REVIEW] Hypatia 17 (1):203-205.
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    lan Mueller (2008). Pythagoras Revived. Ancient Philosophy 12 (2):528-531.
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    Carl A. Huffman (2008). Another Incarnation of Pythagoras. Ancient Philosophy 28 (1):201-225.
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    Czesław Głogowski (2012). From Logos to Trinity. Marian Hillar's Attempt to Describe the Evolution of Religious Beliefs From Pythagoras to Tertullian. Dialogue and Universalism 21 (3):151-160.
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    Kurt Von Fritz (1957). 'E in Pindar's Second Olympian and Pythagoras' Theory of Metempsychosis. Phronesis 2 (2):85-89.
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    Zijiang Ding (2005). The Numerical Mysticism of Shao Yong and Pythagoras. Journal of Chinese Philosophy 32 (4):615–632.
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    G. B. Kerferd (1968). What Can We Know of Pythagoras? C. J. De Vogel: Pythagoras and Early Pythagoreanism: An Interpretation of Neglected Evidence of the Philosopher Pythagoras. Pp. 323; 6 Plates. Assen: Van Gorcum, 1966. Cloth, Fl. 28.50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 18 (03):282-284.
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    Gregor Staab (2010). Pythagoras und der frühe Pythagoreismus. In Stefan Lorenz Sorgner & Michael Schramm (eds.), Musik in der Antiken Philosophie: Eine Einführung. Königshausen & Neumann ;
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    J. Tate (1950). Herbert Strainge Long: A Study of the Doctrine of Metempsychosis in Greece From Pythagoras to Plato. Pp. Ix+93. Princeton, New Jersey: Privately Printed, 1948. (Obtainable From the Author at Dexter, N.Y.) Paper, $1.25. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 64 (01):34-.
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