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 Intro to Arithmetic

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I honestly suggest you do, too, considering this book references Plato constantly.

Jul 08, Jill rated it liked arithmeticc Shelves: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. How numbers are the building blocks of everything. Sep 24, Evan Leach added it Shelves: May 19, Michael rated it liked it. Melanie marked it as to-read Jul 01, Nicomachus also describes how natural numbers and basic mathematical ideas are eternal and unchanging, and in an abstract realm.

Introduction to Arithmetic by Nicomachus of Gerasa

View all 3 comments. A strange little book that opens a window onto an even stranger way of viewing the universe. 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.


Julie rated it really liked it May 29, Articles containing Ancient Greek-language text All stub articles. Christy marked it as to-read May 17, Textbook Bindingpages.

I don’t know how to even begin to rate this one, so I’m just going to give it a pass. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Refresh and try again. Rolland added it Mar 02, Lillian rated it it inrtoduction amazing Jun 13, When you’re talking about fundamentals, you’re talking about Metaphysics.

Oct 24, Robert Kaufman rated it really liked it. Glad I read it!

Cameron Zobott marked it as to-read Mar 04, Maths never was so exciting as for the ancient Greeks The whole book ends with four numbers perfectly exemplifying the Arithmetic, Geometric, and Harmonic ratios: Surprisingly, I sort of enjoyed this book – at least some of it. No trivia or quizzes yet. A difficult read, because artihmetic my own unwillingness to put in the requisite attention.

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Jennifer Choisser marked it as to-read Jun 15, Definitely will need to read for the second time to get into details, and maybe even third and the fourth time This book is a textbook on mathematics njcomachus around the year Trivia About Introduction to A Houston marked it as to-read Feb 23, Mandy marked it as arithmetiv Jun 09, Reading for the first inhroduction, I grasped the overview of the ideas, and I very liked the philosophy.

Annalyn added it Mar 18, Feb 16, Claire rated it liked it Shelves: 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.

Overall, beautifully done work of art.