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Lecture V 

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Manuscript Metadata

Resource ID

1678

Access

Open

Contributed by

Frederik Wellmann

type of material

A. MS.

Category

HISTORY OF SCIENCE (MS 1268-1317)

description

Presumably Lecture V or a draft of the fifth lecture of the Lowell Institute Lectures of 1892-93. Published, in part, as 7.267n8 (pp. 4-6). There is a reference to the preceding lecture, which concerned Chaldean astronomy. Further remarks on the Chaldees and their scientific superiority over the Egyptians. The Greek mind: sly, distrustful of induction, passion for unity. Thales and Pythagoras. CSP's criticism of Zeller's account of Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans. Cf. MS. 1275.

general index

Chaldean, Greek mind, Pythagoras, Pythagoreans, history of see also Astronomy history of; Mathematics history of, Thales, Zeller Eduard

pagination

pp. 1-51

Date

u

manuscript number

1277

publication

G-1892-4

topic

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

manuscript contains non-textual content

no

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