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  1. Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie (1987). The Pythagorean Sourcebook and Library: An Anthology of Ancient Writings Which Relate to Pythagoras and Pythagorean Philosophy. Phanes Press.score: 354.0
  2. Leonid Zhmud (2012). Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans. Oup Oxford.score: 282.0
    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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  3. Christiane L. Joost-Gaugier (2006). Measuring Heaven: Pythagoras and His Influence on Thought and Art in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Cornell University Press.score: 228.0
    "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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  4. Dominic J. O'Meara (1989). Pythagoras Revived: Mathematics and Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Oxford University Press.score: 228.0
    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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  5. Peter Kingsley (1995). Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic: Empedocles and Pythagorean Tradition. Oxford University Press.score: 228.0
    This is the first book to analyze systematically crucial aspects of ancient Greek philosophy in their original context of mystery, religion, and magic. The author brings to light recently uncovered evidence about ancient Pythagoreanism and its influence on Plato, and reconstructs the fascinating esoteric transmission of Pythagorean ideas from the Greek West down to the alchemists and magicians of Egypt, and from there into the world of Islam.
     
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  6. Kurt von Fritz (1940). Pythagorean Politics in Southern Italy. New York, Columbia University Press.score: 228.0
    Reconstruction of the versions of Aristoxenos and Dikaiarchos.--The sources of Dikaiarchos and Aristoxenos and the reliability of their accounts. --Reconstruction of Timaios' version and the reliability of his accounts.--The chronological questions and the numismatic evidence.--The character of the "Pythagorean rule" in southern Italy.--Appendix.
     
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  7. C. J. de Vogel (1966). Pythagoras and Early Pythagoreanism. Assen, Van Gorcum.score: 219.0
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  8. James A. Philip (1966). Pythagoras and Early Pythagoreanism. [Toronto]University of Toronto Press.score: 219.0
  9. S. K. Heninger (1974). Touches of Sweet Harmony: Pythagorean Cosmology and Renaissance Poetics. Huntington Library.score: 219.0
     
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  10. Edwin LeRoy Minar (1942). Early Pythagorean Politics in Practice and Theory. Baltimore, Waverly Press, Inc..score: 219.0
     
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  11. Robert Navon (ed.) (1986). The Pythagorean Writings: Hellenistic Texts From the Lst Cent. B.C.-3d Cent. A.D. On Life, Morality, and the World: Comprising a Selection of the Neo-Pythagorean Fragments, Texts, and Testimonia of the Hellenistic Period, Including Those of Philolaus and Archytas. [REVIEW] Selene Books.score: 219.0
     
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  12. Thomas Stanley (2010). Pythagoras: His Life and Teachings: A Compendium of Classical Sources. Ibis Press.score: 219.0
     
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  13. Johan Carl Thom (ed.) (1995). The Pythagorean Golden Verses: With Introduction and Commentary. E.J. Brill.score: 219.0
     
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  14. J. E. Raven (1948). Pythagoreans and Eleatics. Cambridge [Eng.]University Press.score: 189.0
  15. Justin Taylor (2004). Pythagoreans and Essenes: Structural Parallels. Peeters.score: 189.0
     
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  16. Walter Burkert (1972). Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism. Cambridge, Mass.,Harvard University Press.score: 183.0
    For the first English edition of his distinguished study, Weisheit und Wissenschaft: Studien zu Pythagoras, Philoloas und Platon, Mr. Burkert has extensively ...
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  17. Hernández de la Fuente & A. David (2011). Vidas de Pitágoras. Editorial Atalanta.score: 174.0
    En el mundo occidental, la primera figura que encarna el arquetipo del mediador sapiencial entre la comunidad humana y lo divino es, sin duda, Pitágoras de Samos. Las implicaciones de las doctrinas de este chamán en la historia de las ideas son enormes, pues sus invenciones abarcan todos los campos del saber: matemáticas, astronomía, filosofía, retórica, política, adivinación, medicina y religión. Nada escapa a este sabio griego, al que se atribuye un famoso teorema matemático, las escalas musicales y la idea (...)
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  18. Iván González Cruz (2011). Los Secretos de la Creación Artística: La Estructura Órfica. Biblioteca Nueva.score: 174.0
    Sobre el libro: Con el siglo XX ha finalizado una época de la historia. Las dos guerras mundiales acentúan las tensiones que abren paso a un orden que sucumbe en 1989 con la caída del muro de Berlín. El desarrollo de la técnica y la aparición de la televisión anulan la distancia entre sujeto y objeto característica del pensamiento moderno. Las nuevas tecnologías se convierten en plataforma de importantes cambios sociales cuando comienza un nuevo milenio. Los analistas de tendencias descubren (...)
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  19. Iamblichus (1988). The Theology of Arithmetic: On the Mystical, Mathematical and Cosmological Symbolism of the First Ten Numbers. Phanes Press.score: 174.0
  20. Herbert Strainge Long (1948). A Study of the Doctrine of Metempsychosis. Princeton, N.J.[S.N.].score: 174.0
  21. Maria Timpanaro Cardini, Giovanni Girgenti & Giovanni Reale (eds.) (2010). Pitagorici Antichi: Testimonianze E Frammenti. Bompiani.score: 174.0
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  22. Piotr Świercz (2008). Jedność Wielości: Świat, Człowiek, Państwo W Refleksji Nurtu Orficko-Pitagorejskiego. Wydawn. Uniwersytetu Śląskiego.score: 174.0
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  23. Abraham A. Ungar (1998). From Pythagoras To Einstein: The Hyperbolic Pythagorean Theorem. [REVIEW] Foundations of Physics 28 (8):1283-1321.score: 144.0
    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 (...)
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  24. Dimitra Karamanides (2006). Pythagoras: Pioneering Mathematician and Musical Theorist of Ancient Greece. Rosen Pub. Group.score: 132.0
    The early years -- The traveling student -- Egypt and Babylon -- A return to Greece -- The Pythagorean school -- Pythagorean thought -- Pythagoras' legacy.
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  25. Peter Kingsley (1994). From Pythagoras to the Turba Philosophorum: Egypt and Pythagorean Tradition. Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 57:1-13.score: 120.0
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  26. Norman Gulley (1964). Early Pythagorean Science Walter Burkert: Weisheit und Wissenschaft: Studien zu Pythagoras, Philolaos und Platon. (Erlanger Beiträge zur Sprach- und Kunstwissenschaft, x.) Pp. xvi+496. Nuremberg: Hans Carl, 1962. Cloth, DM. 58. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 14 (01):28-29.score: 120.0
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  27. J. Donald Hughes (1980). The Environmental Ethics of the Pythagoreans. Environmental Ethics 2 (3):195-213.score: 96.0
    Two conflicting tendencies may be discerned in Pythagorean ethics as applied to the environment: on the one hand, a sense of reverence for nature and kinship with all life that opposed killing and other forms of interference in the natural world, and on the other hand, a doctrine of the separability of soul and body which denigrates the body and the external world of which it is apart. The prescriptive content of Pythagorean ethics includes prohibitions against taking life, (...)
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  28. 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.score: 82.7
    ZHMUD. L. (2012). Pythagoras and the Early Pythagoreans. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
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  29. James Luchte (2009). Pythagoras and the Doctrine of Transmigration: Wandering Souls. Continuum.score: 54.0
    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 (...)
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  30. Christoph Riedweg (2005). Pythagoras: His Life, Teaching, and Influence. Cornell University Press.score: 54.0
    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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  31. Georgia Machemer (2003). PYTHAGOREANS C. H. Kahn: Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans: A Brief History . Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2001. Pp. Xi + 195. Paper. ISBN: 0-87220-575-4 (0-87220-576-2 Hbk). [REVIEW] The Classical Review 53 (01):43-.score: 40.0
  32. Daniel W. Graham (2003). Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans. Ancient Philosophy 23 (2):420-423.score: 40.0
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  33. J. Tate (1950). Pythagoreans and Eleatics J. E. Raven: Pythagoreans and Eleatics. An Account of the Interaction Between the Two Opposed Schools During the Fifth and Early Fourth Centuries B.C. Pp. Viii+196. Cambridge: University Press, 1948. Cloth, 12s. 6d. Net. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 64 (3-4):109-111.score: 40.0
  34. Richard McKirahan (2002). Charles H. Kahn, Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans. A Brief History Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 22 (4):283-286.score: 40.0
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  35. Mihaela C. Fistioc (2002). The Beautiful Shape of the Good: Platonic and Pythagorean Themes in Kant's Critique of the Power of Judgment. Routledge.score: 36.0
    This book investigates the link Kant discerned between our experience of beauty and our experience of the moral law. By examining Kant's relation to Greek philosophy, to Plato and Pythagoras, as found in Kant's own writings, the author sheds new light on one the most intriguing and mysterious doctrines of Kant's third Critique.
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  36. Rafał Michalski (2005). Antyczne źródła pojęcia \"mimesis\". Filo-Sofija 5 (1(5)):45-64.score: 36.0
    Author: Michalski Rafał Title: ANCIENT SOURCES OF MEANING OF THE TERM “MIMESIS” (Antyczne źródła pojęcia mimezis) Source: Filo-Sofija year: 2005, vol:.5, number: 2005/1, pages: 45-64 Keywords: ‘MIMESIS’, PLATO, PYTHAGORAS Discipline: PHILOSOPHY Language: POLISH Document type: ARTICLE Publication order reference (Primary author’s office address): E-mail: www:In this article I show the evolution of meaning of the term ‘mimesis’ in ancient Greece. I distinguish its two basic meanings: copying (imitation) and expression. The older meaning (mimesis as expression) comes from the (...) tradition, whereas the newer one (mimesis as copying) can be traced back to the philosophy of Plato. Analysis of Plato’s dialogues step by step reveals ambivalence of the notion, and, what is most important, points out how useful it can be in epistemology, philosophy of language, psychology and aesthetics. (shrink)
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  37. Arnold Hermann (2004). The Illustrated to Think Like God: Pythagoras and Parmenides, the Origins of Philosophy. Parmenides Pub..score: 30.0
    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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  38. Thomas S. Dickinson (ed.) (2001). Reinventing the Middle School. Routledgefalmer.score: 25.0
    Many contemporary American middle schools are stuck in a state of "arrested development," failing to implement the original concept of middle schools to varying, though equally corruptive degrees. The individual chapters of the book outline in detail how to counter this dangerous trend, offering guidance to those who seek immediate, significant, internal reforms before we lose the unique value of middle schools for our nation's adolescents.
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  39. Mason Richey (2008). What Can Philosophers Offer Social Scientists?; or The Frankfurt School and its Relevance to Social Science: From the History of Philosophical Sociology to an Examination of Issues in the Current EU. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 3 (6):63-72.score: 24.0
    This paper presents the history of the Frankfurt School’s inclusion of normative concerns in social science research programs during the period 1930-1955. After examining the relevant methodology, I present a model of how such a program could look today. I argue that such an approach is both valuable to contemporary social science programs and overlooked by current philosophers and social scientists.
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  40. Attila Tanyi (2009). A Frankfurti Iskola és 1968 (The Frankfurt School and 1968). Fordulat 3 (2):9-33.score: 24.0
    The aim of the paper is to investigate the connection between the Frankfurt School and the events of 1968. Accordingly, the paper focuses only on those important members of the School whose philosophical, ideological or practical influence on the events is clearly detectable. This means dealing with four thinkers in three sections: the influence of Adorno and Horkheimer is treated in the same section, whereas the work of Marcuse and Habermas is examined in separate sections. The three sections (...)
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  41. Martin Thrupp & Ruth Lupton (2006). Taking School Contexts More Seriously: The Social Justice Challenge. British Journal of Educational Studies 54 (3):308 - 328.score: 24.0
    Research is increasingly highlighting the influence of school contexts on school processes and student achievement. This article reviews a range of social justice rationales for taking school contexts into better account, and highlights the challenges contextualisation currently poses for practice and for policy. It notes important constraints on contextualised practice and limited developments in contextualising policy. There is now increasing concern to recognise and understand context in school effectiveness and school improvement research but such research (...)
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  42. Roman Murawski (2010). Philosophy of Mathematics in the Warsaw Mathematical School. Axiomathes 20 (2-3):279-293.score: 24.0
    The aim of this paper is to present and discuss the philosophical views concerning mathematics of the founders of the so called Warsaw Mathematical School, i.e., Wacław Sierpiński, Zygmunt Janiszewski and Stefan Mazurkiewicz. Their interest in the philosophy of mathematics and their philosophical papers will be considered. We shall try to answer the question whether their philosophical views influenced their proper mathematical investigations. Their views towards set theory and its rôle in mathematics will be emphasized.
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  43. Juan Manuel Elegido (2009). The Just Price: Three Insights From the Salamanca School. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 90 (1):29 - 46.score: 24.0
    In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, members of the Salamanca School engaged in a sustained and sophisticated discussion of the issue of just prices. This article uses their contribution as a point of departure for a consideration of justice in pricing which will be relevant to current-day circumstances. The key theses of members of this school were that fairness of exchanges should be assessed objectively, that the fair price of an article is one equal to its ‘value’, and (...)
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  44. M. C. M. Ehren & A. J. Visscher (2008). The Relationships Between School Inspections, School Characteristics and School Improvement. British Journal of Educational Studies 56 (2):205 - 227.score: 24.0
    The effects of school inspections on school improvement have been investigated only to a limited degree. The investigation reported on in this article is meant to expand our knowledge base regarding the impact of school inspections on school improvement. The theoretical framework for this research is partly based on the policy theory behind the Dutch Educational School Supervision Act (the latter includes assumptions about how school inspections lead to school improvement). Interviews and a (...)
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  45. Krishnaveni Ganeson & Lisa C. Ehrich (2009). Transition Into High School: A Phenomenological Study. Educational Philosophy and Theory 41 (1):60-78.score: 24.0
    Starting high school can be a challenging but also exciting time for students. The focus of this paper lies with students' experiences of transition into secondary school. Sixteen students from one government school in New South Wales kept a journal for their first ten weeks in high school as a way of recording their experiences. Their journal entries were studied utilising a phenomenological psychological approach following Giorgi (1985a, 1985b ). The aim of this research approach is (...)
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  46. Raimondo Cubeddu (1993). The Philosophy of the Austrian School. Routledge.score: 24.0
    In recent years, the Austrian School has been an influential contributor to the social sciences. Yet most of the attempts to understand this vital school of thought have remained locked into a polemical frame. The Philosophy of the Austrian School challenges this approach through a philosophically grounded account of the School's methodological, political, and economic ideas. Raimondo Cubeddu acknowledges important differences between the key figures in the School--Menger, Mises and Hayek-- but also finds important parallels (...)
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  47. M. C. M. Ehren & A. J. Visscher (2006). Towards a Theory on the Impact of School Inspections. British Journal of Educational Studies 54 (1):51 - 72.score: 24.0
    This article describes a theory about the ambition of most Inspectorates to realise 'school improvement through inspection'. Literature about a number of direct and indirect interventions, such as reciprocity, communication and feedback is used to build a theoretical model stating the relations between working methods of school inspectors, reactions of schools and resulting effects and side effects. Finally two types of inspections strategies are described that can be used in different types of schools. We expect schools with a (...)
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  48. Jan Masschelein & Maarten Simons (2010). The Hatred of Public Schooling: The School as the Mark of Democracy. Educational Philosophy and Theory 42 (5-6):666-682.score: 24.0
    This article takes up a text that Rancière published shortly after The Ignorant School Master appeared in French, ‘École, production, égalité’[School, Production, Equality] (1988), in which he sketched the school as being preeminently the place of equality. In this vein, and opposed to the story of the school as the place where inequality is reproduced and therefore in need of reform, the article wants to recount the story of the school as the invention of a (...)
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  49. Shijun Tong (2006). “Critique” Immanent in “Practice”: New Frankfurt School and American Pragmatism. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 1 (2):295-316.score: 24.0
    As a result of a new understanding of the relation between theory and practice, the "New Frankfurt School," with Jürgen Habermas as its major representative, highly values the philosophical tradition of American pragmatism, in contrast to the first generation Critical Theorists represented by Max Horkheimer. In Habermas, the idea of"critique" is, both substantially and methodologically, closely connected with the idea of "praxis" in the following senses: communicative action, rational argumentation, public discussion and political culture. "Critique" is thus found to (...)
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