Ideas of Philolaus, by Theme

[Greek, 475 - 395 BCE, Born and lived at Tarentum, in southern Italy. Taught by Pythagoras.]

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9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 1. Unifying an Object / a. Intrinsic unification
No things would be clear to us as entity or relationships unless there existed Number and its essence
26. Natural Theory / A. Heart of Nature / 4. Pythagoreanism
There is no falsehood in harmony and number, only in irrational things
Everything must involve numbers, or it couldn't be thought about or known
Harmony must pre-exist the cosmos, to bring the dissimilar sources together
26. Natural Theory / B. Concepts of Nature / 2. The Unlimited
Existing things, and hence the Cosmos, are a mixture of the Limited and the Unlimited
26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 6. Laws as Numerical
Self-created numbers make the universe stable
27. Natural Reality / D. Cosmology / 1. Cosmology
Philolaus was the first person to say the earth moves in a circle