Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe

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This is the story of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans, whose insights transformed the ancient world and still inspire the realms of science, mathematics, philosophy and the arts. Einstein said that the most incredible thing about our universe was that it was comprehensible at all. As Kitty Ferguson explains, Pythagoras had much the same idea - but 2,500 years earlier. Though known by many only for his famous Theorem, in fact the pillars of our scientific tradition - belief that the universe is rational, that there is unity ...

Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe 2011, Icon Books Ltd, Duxford

ISBN-13: 9781848312319

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Pythagoras: His Lives and the Legacy of a Rational Universe 2010, Icon Books Ltd, Duxford

ISBN-13: 9781848311923

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