HISTORY OF SCIENCE (MS 1268-1317)
Lecture VI of the Lowell Institute Lectures of 1892-93. On German historical criticism of ancient texts and the general problem of historical testimony. The ancient biographies of Pythagoras. The scientific and mathematical achievement of Pythagoras. CSP's theory of the "miracles" of Pythagoras.
German historians and historical criticism, Pythagoras, history of see also Astronomy history of; Mathematics history of, Testimony historical
34 pp.; plus 47 pp. of notes and fragments
HISTORY OF SCIENCE