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    Author Kahn, Charles H

    Title Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans : a brief history / Charles H. Kahn
    Imprint Indianapolis, IN : Hackett Pub., 2001


    Descript xi, 195 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
    Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-182) and indexes
    Contents The Pythagorean question -- Pythagoras and the Pythagorean way of life -- Pythagorean philosophy before Plato -- Pythagorean philosophy in the time of Archytas and Plato -- The new Pythagorean philosophy in the early academy -- The survival of Pythagoreanism in the Hellenistic Age -- The Pythagorean tradition in Rome -- The Neopythagorean philosophers -- The Pythagorean heritage -- The Pythagorean tradition of the occult and the supernatural -- Transmigration and vegetarianism -- Mathematics, music, and astronomy
    Summary This portrait of the Pythagorean tradition includes an account of the neo-Pythagorean revival and ends with Johannes Kepler on the threshold of modernism
    Subject Pythagoras and Pythagorean school
    ISBN/ISSN 0872205754

    Library Shelving Location Electronic Link Call Number and Holdings Request Status
    Bard Bard Stevenson Library   B243 .K34 2001 LOCAL USE ONLY
    RIT 2nd FLOOR   B243 .K34 2001 AVAILABLE
    Vassar Main   B243 .K34 2001 AVAILABLE