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Mathematics and Physical Science in Classical Antiquity

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Mathematics and Physical Science in Classical Antiquity
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 115

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The volume gives a general survey of the science of Classical Antiquity, laying however special stress on the mathematical and physical aspects. Topics: Ionian Natural Philosophy; The Pythagoreans; Medicine in the Fifth Century - Hippocrates; Mathematics in the Fifth Century; Plato - The Academy; Aristotle - The Lyceum; The Alexandrians; The Epigoni; The Romans; Greek Scientific Literature of the Empire; Byzantium.

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