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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Amanda marked it as to-read Jan 10, Roberto marked it as to-read Aug 25, 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. Nicomachus also describes how natural numbers and basic mathematical ideas are eternal and unchanging, and in an abstract realm.

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Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa. The correspondences are amazing. Return to Book Page. David rated it really liked it Jan 23, Books by Nicomachus of Gerasa. I don’t think I agree with Nicomachus about the Nature of God but wow, he discovered some amazing patterns and relationships with numbers.

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Stevie marked it as to-read Sep 25, All of this tied back to philosophy as the early mathematicians made so many connections. Surprisingly, I sort of enjoyed this book – at least some of it.

Cameron Zobott marked it as to-read Mar 04, It’s THAT kind of book. Joseph Dyer rated it it was amazing Feb 12, Sunflowerj rated it liked it Jun 04, Mar 18, Jim rated it liked it.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jimelle marked it as to-read Sep 03, Jennifer Choisser marked it as to-read Jun 15, So amazing to see the pattern and simplicity in numbers, to recognize that we discovered intoduction was already there; meaning the organization of numbers and quantities, equality and its opposite in all its species, existed prior to our understanding it.


To modern minds, all of the time and energy spent on “proving” these mystical numerological proofs seems pointless. Lillian rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Open Preview See a Problem?

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. James of the Redwoods marked it as to-read Feb 16, Maths never was so exciting as for the ancient Greeks To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Trivia About Introduction to A Mar 04, Tyler rated it it was amazing. Reading for the first time, I grasped the overview of the ideas, and I very liked the philosophy. I’ll need to study this one again. This page was last edited on 28 Augustat