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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Nicomachus was a Neo-Pythago This book is a textbook on mathematics from around the year He flourished around a. G Curtin marked it as to-read Feb 25, Nicomachus refers to Plato quite often, and writes that philosophy can only be possible if one knows enough about mathematics. About Nicomachus of Gerasa. Mathematics books Mathematics literature stubs. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Christy marked it as to-read May 17, I honestly suggest you do, too, considering this book references Plato constantly. Melanie marked it as to-read Jul 01, But I have no idea who I would recommend this to, ihtroduction than specialists interested in the history of mathematics introduvtion even then, this probably takes a distant backseat to Euclid. All of this tied back to philosophy as the early mathematicians made so many connections.

How numbers are the building blocks of everything. Sep 05, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: Definitely will need to read for the second time to get into details, and maybe even third and the fourth time L rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Sep 24, Evan Leach added it Shelves: Rolland added it Mar 02, Lillian rated it it was amazing Jun 13, This philosophy led its practitioners to search for all kinds of meaning in numbers.

Joseph Dyer rated it aritumetic was amazing Feb 12, It’s THAT kind of book.

Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. If you are interested even remotely in the mystical, Pythagorean properties of numbers, or even a little bit in just arithmetic in general, then this book is definitely for you. It consists of two books, twenty-three and twenty-nine chapters, respectively.


To ask other readers questions about Introduction to Arithmeticplease sign up. The book Introduction to Arithmetic Greek: May 18, JP rated it really liked it.

Oct 24, Robert Kaufman rated it really liked it. Nicomachus was a Neo-Pythagorean who embraced a mystical, symbolism-heavy view of numbers and mathematics.

Introduction to Arithmetic

This book was not particularly difficult, but it was just Much of the focus is on the various categories — odd, even, perfect, superlative, deficient, prime, etc. May 19, Michael rated it liked it. Squatting Erudite marked it as to-read May 08, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.