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‘Pythagoras’ and ps.-Archytas On Principles

Jaap Mansfeld
Published Online: 2019-08-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/elen-2019-0005


Aëtius Placita 1.3.8, in the chapter On Principles, provides a systematic overview of Pythagorean thought, which can be instructively compared with ps.-Archytas On Principles, provided both fragments of the latter are kept together.

Keywords: pseudepigrapha; macro-structure; principles; number; oath; epistemology; Forms; logic; syncretism


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Published Online: 2019-08-07

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Citation Information: Elenchos, Volume 40, Issue 1, Pages 123–135, ISSN (Online) 2037-7177, ISSN (Print) 0392-7342, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/elen-2019-0005.

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