The 20th century is the interval within which the background of Greek arithmetic reached its maximum acme. certainly, it really is on no account exaggerated to claim that Greek arithmetic represents the original box from the broader area of the final historical past of technological know-how which was once incorporated within the examine time table of such a lot of and so uncommon students, from so various medical groups (historians of technological know-how, historians of philosophy, mathematicians, philologists, philosophers of technological know-how, archeologists and so on. ), whereas new scholarship of the best quality is still produced. This quantity contains 19 vintage papers at the historical past of Greek arithmetic that have been released throughout the complete twentieth century and affected considerably the cutting-edge of this box. it's divided into six self-contained sections, each with its personal editor, who had the accountability for the choice of the papers which are republished within the part, and who wrote the creation of the part. It constitutes a type of a Reader publication that is this present day, one century after the 1st guides of Tannery, Zeuthen, Heath and the opposite extraordinary figures of the tip of the nineteenth and the beg- ning of twentieth century, fairly well timed in lots of respects.
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75, 6–14 FRIEDLEIN). Übersetzung nach der deutschen Ausgabe von P. L. SCHÖNBERGER/M. STECK, Halle 1945, S. 218. PROCL. in Eucl. 66, 7–8 FRIEDLEIN. Vgl. W. BURKERT, QΤΟΙΧΕΙΟΝ. Eine semasiologische Studie, Philologus 103 (1959), S. 193 ff. SIMPL. in Arist. Phys. I 2 comment. 61, 5–7 DIELS (Comm. in Arist. Graeca IX, Berlin 1882) (EUDEM Fr. 140 WEHRLI). Vgl. die vorzügliche Separatausgabe von F. RUDIO, Der Bericht des Simplicius über die Quadraturen des Antiphon und des Hippokrates, Leipzig 1907, S.
83 f. Ihr, von KIRK formuliertes Urteil ist charakteristisch für diesen Standpunkt; sie vermuten, „that THALES did gain a reputation with his contemporaries for carrying out various far from straightforward empirical feats of mensuration, without necessarily stating the geometry that lay behind them“ (84). PROCL. in Eucl. 352, 16–18 FRIEDLEIN. Zu der hier von EUDEM erwähnten thaletischen Methode der Distanzbestimmung zwischen Schiffen auf hoher See vgl. B. L. , S. 144 f. PROCL. in Eucl. 251, 1–2 FRIEDLEIN: ¬ χaϊ⑂ q mν δP qns pas (sc.
Gleichheit, Kongruenz und Ähnlichkeit in der antiken Mathematik bis auf Euklid, Arch. f. Begriffsgesch. IV, S. 7 ff. Á. , S. ; ders. Die Grundlagen in der frühgriechischen Mathematik, Studi italiani di filologia classica XXX (1958), S. ; ders. ΔΕΙΚΝΥΜΙ, als mathematischer Terminus für „beweisen“, Maia. S. X (1958), S. 115 f. Artikel: Geometry, non-Euclidean, The New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica constituting in combination with the existing volumes of the 9. edition the 10. edition of that work.
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