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Single Idea 3332

[catalogued under 6. Mathematics / A. Nature of Mathematics / 2. Geometry]

Full Idea

The Greeks saw the independent science of proportion as the link between geometry and arithmetic.

Gist of Idea

Greeks saw the science of proportion as the link between geometry and arithmetic

Source

Josť A. Benardete (Metaphysics: the logical approach [1989], Ch.15)

Book Reference

Benardete,Josť A.: 'Metaphysics: The Logical Approach' [OUP 1989], p.109