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Pythagoras. His life, teaching, and influence


Riedweg, Christoph (2008). Pythagoras. His life, teaching, and influence. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

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Christoph Riedweg's book is an engaging introduction to the fundamental contributions of Pythagoras to European culture. To penetrate the intricate maze of lore and ascertain what history can tell us about the philosopher, Riedweg not only examines the written record but also considers Pythagoras withing the cultural, intellectual, and spiritual context of his times. The result is a vivid overview of the life and teachings of a crucial Greek thinker and his most important followers.

Abstract

Christoph Riedweg's book is an engaging introduction to the fundamental contributions of Pythagoras to European culture. To penetrate the intricate maze of lore and ascertain what history can tell us about the philosopher, Riedweg not only examines the written record but also considers Pythagoras withing the cultural, intellectual, and spiritual context of his times. The result is a vivid overview of the life and teachings of a crucial Greek thinker and his most important followers.

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Other titles:Pythagoras: Leben, Lehre, Nachwirkung
Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:06 Faculty of Arts > Department of Greek and Latin Philology
Dewey Decimal Classification:470 Latin & Italic languages
480 Classical & modern Greek languages
Date:2008
Deposited On:30 Oct 2008 13:45
Last Modified:10 Aug 2017 15:55
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Number of Pages:184
ISBN:978-0-8014-4240-7
Official URL:http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/cup_detail.taf?ti_id=4287
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