from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In mathematics, of or pertaining to arithmology; pertaining to the rigorous treatment of numbers.
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There is no trace of the personal askesis that is a mark of Pythagoreanism, nor is there in the poem On Nature any trace of arithmological speculation except for two forces, four elements, and similar hints such as we find also in Homer.
Pythagorean notion of soul, with its corollary for con - duct, did not so far as we know find philosophical expression in the fifth century, and no more did the arithmological doctrines.