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Вальтер Буркерт. Астрономия и пифагореизм
Balter Burkert. Astronomy and Pythagoreanism

Author(s): Anna Afonasina
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Новосибирский государственный университет
Keywords: Pythagoras; Plato; Philolaus; Greek astronomy; lore and science; harmony of the spheres; planets; cosmos

Summary/Abstract: A Russian translation of a chapter on astronomy from the famous book of Prof. Walter Burkert is prepared for the participants of educational project “ΤΕΧΝΗ. Theoretical foundations of Arts, sciences and technology in the Greco-Roman World" (Novosibirsk, Russia). The chapter treats the structure of the world and planetary system; the theory of planetary movements; the cosmos of Philolaus; harmony of the spheres and astral immortality. Original publication: Weisheit und Wissenschaft: Studien zu Pythagoras, Philolaos und Platon (Nürnberg, 1962); prepared on the basis of the revised English edition: Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism, tr. by E. Minar (Cambridge, MA, 1972).

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 234-311
  • Page Count: 77
  • Language: Russian