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The Thirteen Books of Euclid's Elements, Books 1 and 2

Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
Dover Publications
Number of Pages: 
463
Price: 
14.95
ISBN: 
0486600882
Date Received: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Reviewable: 
Yes
Include In BLL Rating: 
Yes
Thomas L. Heath
Publication Date: 
1956
Format: 
Paperback
Category: 
Sourcebook
BLL Committee
01/24/2009
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  INTRODUCTION.
      FACSIMILE OF A PAGE OF THE BODLEIAN MS. OF THE ELEMENTS. Frontispiece
      I. EUCLID AND THE TRADITIONS ABOUT HIM
      II. EUCLID'S OTHER WORKS
      III. GREEK COMMENTATORS OTHER THAN PROCLUS
      IV. PROCLUS AND HIS SOURCES
      V. THE TEXT
      VI. THE SCHOLIA
      VII. EUCLID IN ARABIA
      VIII. PRINCIPAL TRANSLATIONS AND EDITIONS
      IX.
        1. ON THE NATURE OF ELEMENTS
        2. ELEMENTS ANTERIOR TO EUCLID'S
        3. "FIRST PRINCIPLES: DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES AND AXIOMS"
        4. THEOREMS AND PROBLEMS
        5. THE FORMAL DIVISIONS OF A PROPOSITION
        6. OTHER TECHNICAL TERMS
        7. THE DEFINITIONS
    THE ELEMENTS.
      "BOOK I. DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, COMMON NOTIONS"
        NOTES ON DEFINITIONS ETC
        PROPOSITIONS
      BOOK II. DEFINITIONS
        NOTE ON GEOMETRICAL ALGEBRA
        PROPOSITIONS
      EXCURSUS I. PYTHAGORAS AND THE PYTHAGOREANS
      EXCURSUS II. POPULAR NAMES FOR EUCLIDEAN PROPOSITIONS
      GREEK INDEX TO VOL. I.
      ENGLISH INDEX TO VOL. 1.
 
 
 
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