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Philolaus of Croton

Pythagorean and presocratic : a commentary on the fragments and testimonia with interpretive essays

by Carl A. Huffman

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philolaus, of Croton, b. ca. 470 B.C.,
  • Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCarl A. Huffman.
    ContributionsPhilolaus, of Croton, b. ca. 470 B.C.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB235.P44 H84 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 444 p. ;
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1709513M
    ISBN 10052141525X
    LC Control Number92011194

    The innovations of Hippasus and other mathematical Pythagoreans, including Empedocles of Agrigentum, Epicharmus of Syracuse, Philolaus of Croton, and Archytas of Tarentum, presented philosophers like Plato with new approaches to science that sought to reconcile empirical knowledge with abstract mathematical theories. This is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what remains of the writings of the Presocratic philosopher Philolaus of Croton ( BC). This book is a major contribution to Presocratic studies and provides an authoritative edition and definitive treatment of material of central importance to scholars working on early Greek philosophy. A good, tight copy.

    Huffman, C. A., , Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and Presocratic, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Greek texts of the fragments and testimonia with translations and commentary in .   The first philosophers paved the way for the work of Plato and Aristotle - and hence for the whole of Western thought. Aristotle said that philosophy begins with wonder, and the first Western philosophers developed theories of the world which express simultaneously their sense of wonder and their intuition that the world should be comprehensible.

    Book Review: Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and presocratic / Cambridge U Press, Philolaus (/ˌfɪləˈleɪəs/; Ancient Greek: Φιλόλαος, Philólaos; c. – c. BC) was a Greek Pythagorean and pre-Socratic philosopher. He argued that at the foundation of everything is the part played by the limiting and limitless, which combine together in a harmony. He is also credited with originating the theory that the Earth was not the center of the Universe. According.


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Philolaus of Croton book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what rem /5(4). This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

Borzacchini, Luigi is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what remains of the writings of the Presocratic philosopher Philolaus of Croton (c.

– BC). These fragments are crucial to our Cited by:   'Important' is a term that is used far too often in book reviews; but this is an important book; it has been a long time since [when the first book devoted to Philolaus alone was published], but Carl Huffman's Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and Presocratic has /5(4).

This is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what remains of the writings of the Presocratic philosopher Philolaus of Croton ( B.C.). Professor Huffman presents the fragments and testimonia with accompanying translations and introductory chapters and interpretive commentary.

He produces further arguments for the authenticity of much that used to be neglected, and. BornCroton, (Crotone, Calabria, Italy), circa BCE. Philolaus held that the Universe and everything in it are constituted by the harmonious combination of unlimited and limiting principles.

Philolaus was born in southern Italy, but immigrated to Greece proper, presumably for political reasons. 'Important' is a term that is used far too often in book reviews; but this is an important book; it has been a long time since Ýwhen the first book devoted to Philolaus alone was published¨, but Carl Huffman's Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and Presocratic has been worth waiting for." Bryn Mawr Classical ReviewFormat: Pasta dura.

Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and Presocratic: A Commentary on the Fragments and Testimonia with Interpretive Essays Philolaus, C.A.

Huffman This is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what remains of the writings of the Presocratic philosopher Philolaus of Croton ( B.C.).

Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and Presocratic (Cambridge, Mass. 2 an exemplary study devoted to an individual Presocratic thinker. If some of my further notes Pythagoreanism, Philolaus’ book acquires instead a solid basis in the tradition of the Pythago- Philolaus.

'Important' is a term that is used far too often in book reviews; but this is an important book; it has been a long time since [when the first book devoted to Philolaus alone was published], but Carl Huffman's Philolaus of Croton: Pythagorean and Presocratic has been worth waiting for." Bryn Mawr Classical ReviewCited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Philolaus of Croton, Pythagorean and Presocratic: A Commentary on the Fragments and Testimonia with Interpretive Essays by Philolaus (Paperback, ) at the best online prices at eBay.

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Book Description CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what remains of the writings of the Presocratic philosopher Philolaus of Croton (c.

BC)/5(4). Born Croton, (Crotone, Calabria, Italy), circa BCE. Philolaus held that the Universe and everything in it are constituted by the harmonious combination of unlimited and limiting principles.

Philolaus was born in southern Italy, but immigrated to Greece proper, presumably for political reasons. Philolaus, (flourished c. bc), philosopher of the Pythagorean school, named after the Greek thinker Pythagoras (fl.

bc). Philolaus was born either at Tarentum or, according to the 3rd-century-ad Greek historian Diogenes Laërtius, at Croton, in southernafter the death of Pythagoras, dissension was prevalent in Italian cities, Philolaus, according to some accounts, fled.

Philolaus’ genuine book was one of the major sources for Aristotle’s account of Pythagorean philosophy. There is controversy as to whether or not Aristotle’s description of the Pythagoreans as equating things with numbers is an accurate account of Philolaus’ view.

The Greek philosopher Philolaus of Croton, a contemporary of Democritus and Socrates, was a pre-eminent book counts as the first written treatise in the history of Pythagoreanism. Surviving in fragments, it constitutes an important source for our knowledge of fifth-century Pythagoreanism and supplements the picture given by Aristotle of Pythagorean doctrine.

PHILOLAUS OF CROTON(c. – BCE) Philolaus of Croton (a Greek city in southern Italy) was a philosopher/scientist in the Pythagorean tradition. He was a contemporary of Socrates, being born c. BCE, twenty years after Pythagoras died, and living until c. Source for information on Philolaus of Croton (c.

– BCE): Encyclopedia of Philosophy dictionary. Philolaus of Croton by Philolaus/Huffman. UK: Cambridge University Press, Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. This is the first comprehensive study for nearly years of what remains of the writings of the Presocratic philosopher Philolaus of Croton BC.

This book is a major contribution to Presocratic studies and provides an authoritative edition. Huffman dates Philolaus from around BC to the s BC. Philolaus and Archytas are the only Pythagoreans whose writings we have.

In this book Huffman gathers and evaluates everything ancient writers had to say about Philolaus, and he does the same for Archytas in Archytas of Tarentum: Pythagorean, Philosopher and Mathematician King.

This is an essential book for studying 5/5. Philolaus is variously reported as being born in either Croton, or Tarentum, or Metapontum — all part of Magna Graecia (the name of the coastal areas of Southern Italy on the Tarentine Gulf that were extensively colonized by Greek settlers).

It is most likely that he came from Croton. Chapter 7. PHILOLAUS (Perhaps late fifth century) Philolaus of Croton was a Pythagorean, and it was from him that Plato requests Dion to buy the Pythagorean treatises.

1 He (Dion) was put to death because he was thought to be aiming at a tyranny. 2 This is what we have written upon him 3: Fancies of all things are most flattering ; If you intend, but do not, you are lost.Get this from a library!

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