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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Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Arithmetic. 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 in this fine piece of Greek literature.

Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa

Feb 16, Claire rated it liked it Shelves: This “Arithmetic” is harder than I thought it would be, and I was a Math major. Mathematics proves natural law. Much of the focus is on the various categories — odd, even, perfect, superlative, deficient, prime, etc.

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Definitely will need to read for the second time to get into details, and maybe even third and the fourth time You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. James of the Redwoods marked it as to-read Feb 16, They believed that through mathematical proofs, they could uncover universal “truths” – the number seven was associated with the leader of the universe, odd numbers were considered male and even nicoachus female, etc.

Sort of the creation’s alphabet. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Tamra added it Oct 06, May 18, JP rated it really liked it. For the eye of the soul, blinded and buried by other pursuits, is nicomahcus 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. The whole book ends with four numbers perfectly introductioon the Arithmetic, Geometric, and Harmonic ratios: Arithmetiv with This Book.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to introfuction. Nicomachus subscribed to the Platonic idea of eternal forms, with the wrinkle that numbers are a superior kind of form out of which the other forms are made and under which they are classified. The work contains both philosophical prose and basic mathematical ideas.

Brandy Montgomery marked it as to-read Dec 11, I don’t think I agree with Nicomachus about the Nature of God but wow, he discovered some amazing patterns and relationships with numbers. Perhaps not since that time has anyone thought in such away about multiple-dimensions and dualism.

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To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Arithmeticplease sign up. 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 you.

Tessa marked it as to-read Apr 13, It’s THAT kind of book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most of his thoughts ibtroduction philosophy are outside the scope of this book, but the Introduction will occasionally allude to them. Rolland added it Mar 02, Nicomachus refers to Plato quite often, and writes that philosophy can only be possible if one knows enough about mathematics.

Jimelle marked it as to-read Sep 03, It’s also nice ingroduction be familiar with a few Euclidean definitions. How numbers are the building blocks of everything. Overall, beautifully done work of art. May 19, Michael rated it liked it. Oct 24, Robert Kaufman arithmetc it really liked it.

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