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The Cult of Pythagoras : Math and Myths.

Author/Creator:
Martinez, Alberto A.
Publication:
: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.
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1 online resource (289 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
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Contents:
Intro
Contents
List of Myths and Apparent Myths
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Triangle Sacrifice to the Gods
2. An Irrational Murder at Sea
3. Ugly Old Socrates on Eternal Truth
4. The Death of Archimedes
5. Gauss, Galois, and the Golden Ratio
6. From Nothing to Infinity
7. Euler's Imaginary Mistakes
8. The Four of Pythagoras
9. The War over the Infinitely Small
10. Impossible Triangles
11. Inventing Mathematics?
12. The Cult of Pythagoras
Notes
Illustration Sources and Credits
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Martinez, Alberto A. The Cult of Pythagoras
ISBN:
9780822978534
9780822944188
OCLC:
830023725