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Thirteen Books of the Elements Volume 1 2ND Editionby Euclid
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Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical apparatus analyzing each definition, postulate, and proposition. Covers textual and linguistic matters; mathematical analyses of Euclid's ideas; commentators; refutations, supports, extrapolations, reinterpretations, and historical notes. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II of Elements, lines, angles, intersections, etc.
Volume 1 of 3-volume set containing complete English text of all 13 books of the Elements plus critical analysis of each definition, postulate, and proposition. Vol. 1 includes Introduction, Books I and II: Triangles, rectangles.
Table of Contents
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
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
"BOOK I. DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, COMMON NOTIONS"
NOTES ON DEFINITIONS ETC
BOOK II. DEFINITIONS
NOTE ON GEOMETRICAL ALGEBRA
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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