Philolaus

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  • Philolaus — (ca. 480 BC ndash; ca. 385 BC, el. Φιλόλαος) was a Greek Pythagorean and Presocratic. He argued that all matter is composed of limited and unlimited things, and that the universe is determined by numbers. He is credited with originating the… …   Wikipedia

  • Philolaus — Philolaus, Pythagoräer zur Zeit des Sokrates, der erste, welcher die bisher nur mündlich überlieferte pythagoräische Lehre in Schriften niederlegte. Die Fragmente bei »Bökh, P. des Pythagoräers Lehren nebst den Bruchstücken seines Werkes«, Berlin …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • PHILOLAUS — Crotoniates, Pythagoricus quidam philosophus, cuius tres libros Plato, cum tenui admodum esset pecuniâ, decem milibus denariûm mercatus est, quod pretium â Dione Syracusano acceperat. Omnia Harmoniâ et Necessitate fieri docuit, terramque… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Philolaus — ▪ Greek philosopher flourished c. 475 BC       philosopher of the Pythagorean school, named after the Greek thinker Pythagoras (fl. c. 530 BC).       Philolaus was born either at Tarentum or, according to the 3rd century AD Greek historian… …   Universalium

  • Philolaus — See Greek arithmetic, geometry and harmonics …   History of philosophy

  • PHILOLAUS Tarentinus — recensetur Vitruvio l. 9. c. 9. inter eos qui gnomonica vel Organica quaedam reliquerunt, apud Salmas. ad Solin. p. 636. Vide supra ubi de Gnomonice …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Philolaus (crater) — lunar crater data caption=Location of Philolaus crater. latitude=72.1 N or S=N longitude=32.4 E or W=W diameter=70 km depth=3.4 km colong=30 eponym=PhilolausPhilolaus is a lunar impact crater that is located in the northern part of the Moon s… …   Wikipedia

  • Philolaus of Croton — (mid 5th c. BC) A shadowy figure, principally known from some disputed fragments and mention by Plato and Aristotle . He is regarded as an important transmitter of Pythagorean cosmology and mathematics to mainland Greece …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Philolaus of Croton — See Pythagoreans and Eleatics …   History of philosophy

  • Protographium philolaus — Scientific classifi …   Wikipedia

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