Ideas from 'Commentary on Euclid's 'Elements'' by Proclus [452], by Theme Structure

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14. Science / D. Explanation / 2. Types of Explanation / f. Causal explanations
Geometrical proofs do not show causes, as when we prove a triangle contains two right angles
18. Thought / D. Concepts / 6. Abstract Concepts / a. Abstract concepts
The origin of geometry started in sensation, then moved to calculation, and then to reason