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Greek Mathematical Works, I: Thales to Euclid (Loeb Classical Library)

Greek Mathematical Works, I: Thales to Euclid (Loeb Classical Library)
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Proclus Proclus
Hippocrates of Chios Hippocrates of Chios
Theaetetus Theaetetus
Eudoxus of Cnidus Eudoxus of Cnidus
Ivor Thomas Ivor Thomas


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Loeb Classical Library (506 items)
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Description: The wonderful achievement of Greek mathematics is here illustrated in two volumes of selected mathematical works. Volume I contains: The divisions of mathematics; mathematics in Greek education; calculation; arithmetical notation and operations, including square root and cube root; Pythagorean arithmetic, including properties of numbers; square root of 2; proportion and means; algebraic equations; Proclus; Thales; Pythagorean geometry; Democritus; Hippocrates of Chios; duplicating the cube and squaring the circle; trisecting angles; Theaetetus; Plato; Eudoxus of Cnidus (pyramid, cone, etc.); Aristotle (the infinite, the lever); ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harvard University Press
Release date: 1 July 1989
ISBN-10 : 0674993691 | ISBN-13: 9780674993693
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