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Author Hahn, Robert, 1952- author

Title The metaphysics of the Pythagorean theorem : Thales, Pythagoras, engineering, diagrams, and the construction of the cosmos out of right triangles / by Robert Hahn
Published Albany, NY : State University of New York, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy
SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy.
Contents Metaphysics, geometry, and the problems with diagrams -- The Pythagorean theorem: Euclid I.47 and VI. 31 -- Thales and geometry: Egypt, Miletus, and beyond -- Pythagoras and the famous theorems -- From the Pythagorean theorem to the construction of the cosmos out of right triangles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 4, 2017)
Subject Euclid.
Thales, approximately 634 B.C.-approximately 546 B.C.
Mathematics, Greek.
Philosophy, Ancient.
Pythagorean theorem.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1438464916 (electronic bk.)
9781438464916 (electronic bk.)