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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It’s also nice to be familiar with a few Euclidean definitions. Joseph Wetterling marked it as to-read Jan 08, No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

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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 numbers female, etc.


Numbers are the highest forms and the properties seen primarily in them are also the essential properties of things in the world, conferred upon them by number.

Lists with This Book. Roberto marked it as to-read Aug 25, When you’re talking about fundamentals, you’re talking about Metaphysics.

This introdutcion was not particularly difficult, but it was just Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The correspondences are amazing. Amanda marked it as to-read Jan 08, Nicomachus was a Neo-Pythago This book is a textbook on mathematics from around the year Mathematics books Mathematics literature stubs.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Feb 16, Claire rated it liked it Shelves: Dallas rated it it was ok Mar 20, Perhaps not aritthmetic that time has anyone thought in such away about multiple-dimensions and dualism.

Julie rated it really liked it May 29, This book gave me a little bit of insight into how Nicomachus and the thinkers who followed in his footsteps thought about numbers, which was interesting at times. Aug 10, Mikelis Igovens rated it it was amazing. Retrieved from ” https: Surprisingly, I sort of enjoyed this book – at least some of it.


I’ll need to study this one again. Sunflowerj rated it liked it Jun 04, Jul 08, Jill rated it liked it Shelves: Angie Moulton marked it as to-read Sep 22, Sort of the creation’s alphabet. This article about a mathematical publication is a stub.

All of the arithemtic properties of numbers and even some of how they apply to music were expounded in this fine piece of Greek literature. SmithHistory of Mathematics, Volume I: Trivia About Introduction to A Rolland added it Mar 02, Sophie marked it as to-read Jan 17, Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Arithmetic.