Introduction to Arithmetic by. Nicomachus of Gerasa. Joseph Muscat last revised 15 Jul Book 1. 1. The ancients defined philosophy as the love of wisdom. Reviews. Nicomachus of Gerasa. – Introduction to Arithmetic. Translated into English by MARTIN LUTHER D’OOGE. With studies in Greek. Arithmetic by FRANK. Introduction to Arithmetic has 28 ratings and 11 reviews. Evan said: This book is a textbook on mathematics from around the year It was not renowned.
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Nicomachus was a Neo-Pythago This book is a textbook on mathematics from around the year As a math teacher I love the simplicity and patterns in his numbers. Retrieved from ” https: For the eye of the soul, blinded and buried by other pursuits, is rekindled and aroused again by these and these alone, and it is better that this be saved than thousands of bodily eyes, for by it alone is the truth of the universe beheld.
L rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Sophie marked it as to-read Jan 17, Textbook Bindingpages. If you are interested even remotely in the mystical, Pythagorean properties of numbers, or even a little bit in just arithmetic in general, then this book is definitely for introductiion. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Nicomachus Intro to Arithmetic
It consists of two books, twenty-three and twenty-nine chapters, respectively. A difficult read, because of my own unwillingness to put in the requisite attention.
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Mar 04, Tyler rated it it was amazing. All of the different properties of numbers and even some of how they apply to music were expounded arithetic this fine piece of Greek literature.
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It was not renowned for its originality – rather, the book hicomachus famous in antiquity and in the middle ages for being a useful primer covering the mathematical knowledge of its time. SmithHistory of Mathematics, Volume I: Most of his thoughts about philosophy are outside the scope of this book, but the Introduction will occasionally allude to them. Nicomachus also describes how natural numbers and basic mathematical ideas are eternal and unchanging, and in an abstract realm.
He flourished around a. This philosophy led its practitioners to search for all kinds of meaning in numbers.
Introduction to Arithmetic
Houston marked it as to-read Feb 23, Perhaps not since that time has anyone thought in such away about multiple-dimensions and dualism.
But I have no idea who I would recommend this to, other than specialists interested in the history of mathematics and even then, this probably takes a distant backseat to Euclid.
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