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  • n. Plural form of Neo-Pythagorean.


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  • And thus we must all be Neo-Pythagoreans; and thus must say that all non-mathematical explanations are simply false.

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  • A: But this is absurd; we are not Neo-Pythagoreans.

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  • B: Suppose a Neo-Pythagorean were to come among us and say, You see, of course, that we must all be Neo-Pythagoreans.

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  • His is rather an essay in the theory of number that we later encounter in Nico - machus of Gerasa the mathematician (end of first cen - tury A.D.) and the Neo-Pythagoreans.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Neo-Pythagoreans sought either by invention or adop - tion to people that vacuum, and Iamblichus gives us

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • A quantitative relationship between the two was implied, but the mathematical relationship expressed in these texts may be most easily related to the number mysticism favored by the Neo-Pythagoreans and Eastern mystics.


  • In the hands of Neo-Pythagoreans and Neo-Platonists these ideas become symbolic and mystical in later antiquity.


  • Mysti - cal interpretations of the number four go back at least to the Neo-Pythagoreans, and Philo Judaeus, imitated by Ambrose and Augustine, had long ago identified the

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Peripatetics, the Neo-Pythagoreans and especially the Neo-Platonic school of Alexandria, while accepting the Stoic concept of the world-soul, reversed the relative importance of its terms, considered the soul as a spiritual principle emanating from God, and gave matter the inferior rank, if not as altogether evil, at least as most imperfect.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability

  • Like Philo and the Neo-Pythagoreans he analyzes the virtues and significances of the different numbers, and thus finds a symbol in every number found in the Bible.

    A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy


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