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Single Idea 644

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 4. Mathematical Nature]

Full Idea

For Pythagoreans the entire universe is constructed of numbers.

Gist of Idea

For Pythagoreans the entire universe is made of numbers

Source

report of Pythagoras (teaching [c.530 BCE]) by Aristotle - Metaphysics 1080b

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.409