Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans

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Hackett Publishing, Sep 30, 2001 - Philosophy - 206 pages

A fascinating portrait of the Pythagorean tradition, including a substantial account of the Neo-Pythagorean revival, and ending with Johannes Kepler on the threshold of modernism.

 

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Contents

THE PYTHAGOREAN QUESTION
1
PYTHAGORAS AND THE PYTHAGOREAN WAY OF LIFE
5
PYTHAGOREAN PHILOSOPHY BEFORE PLATO
23
PYTHAGOREAN PHILOSOPHY IN THE TIME OF ARCHYTAS AND PLATO
39
THE NEW PYTHAGOREAN PHILOSOPHY IN THE EARLY ACADEMY
63
THE SURVIVAL OF PYTHAGOREANISM IN THE HELLENISTIC AGE
72
THE PYTHAGOREAN TRADITION IN ROME
86
THE NEOPYTHAGOREAN PHILOSOPHERS
94

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Charles Kahn is Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania.

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