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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Oct 24, Robert Kaufman rated it really liked it. To modern minds, all of the time and energy spent on “proving” these mystical numerological proofs seems pointless.

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Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa

The correspondences are amazing. Sophie marked it as to-read Jan 17, May 19, Michael rated it liked it. Sort of the creation’s alphabet. Aug 10, Mikelis Igovens rated it it was amazing. It’s also nice to be familiar with a few Euclidean definitions. Michael marked it as to-read Jan 08, There are quite a few orders found within a variety of series. Trivia About Introduction to A I’ll need to study this one again.


Refresh and try again. Julie rated introduciton really liked it May 29, Maths never was so exciting as for the ancient Greeks Tessa marked it as to-read Apr 13, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Khethil rated it did not like it Apr 18, Christy marked it as to-read May 17, David Anguiano marked it as to-read Jan 29, Although he was preceded by the Babylonians and the Chinese[1] Nicomachus provided one of the earliest Greco-Roman multiplication tableswhereas the oldest extant Greek multiplication table is found on a wax tablet dated to the 1st century AD now found in the British Museum.

The whole introductiln ends with four numbers perfectly arifhmetic the Arithmetic, Geometric, and Harmonic ratios: He flourished around a. As jicomachus math teacher I love the simplicity and patterns in his numbers. From Wikipedia, the nicomachue encyclopedia. Joseph Wetterling marked it as to-read Jan 08, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Reading for the first time, I grasped the overview of the ideas, and I very liked the philosophy. A strange little book that opens a window onto an even stranger way of viewing the universe. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Very well done, nice work of genius right here. For me, the more interesting aspects of this book concerned Nicomachus’ philosophy.


Introduction to Arithmetic

Nicomachus was a Neo-Pythagorean who embraced a mystical, symbolism-heavy view of numbers and mathematics. Jimelle marked it as to-read Sep 03, Most of his thoughts about philosophy are outside the scope of this book, but the Introduction will occasionally allude to them. Published February 1st by Johnson Reprint Corp.

How numbers are the building blocks of everything. Mar 04, Tyler rated it it was amazing.

Squatting Erudite marked it as to-read May 08, Sunflowerj rated it liked it Jun 04, Sep 24, Evan Leach added it Shelves: About Nicomachus of Gerasa. 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.

James of the Redwoods marked it as to-read Feb 16, Rabbi Katz rated it really liked it Dec 30, Return to Book Page. Houston marked it as to-read Feb 23, tl Quotes from Introduction to A Jennifer Choisser marked it as to-read Jun 15, Alex Szatmary added it Sep 04,