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Lecture V 

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Manuscript Metadata

Resource ID

38829

Access

Open

Contributed by

Frederik Wellmann

type of material

A. MS.

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

number

MS1277_048

abbreviated title

-

date (Robin)

n.d.

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 Public : MS_1277
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