Philolaus of Croton

See Pythagoreans and Eleatics.

Routledge History of Philosophy. . 2005.

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  • Philolaos de Crotone — Philolaos (en grec Φιλόλαος / Philólaos) ( 485 385) est un philosophe, astronome et mathématicien grec du Ve siècle av. J.‑C. qui eut pour maître Pythagore et pour élèves entre autres Démocrite, Archytas de Tarente, Xénophile de Chalcis …   Wikipédia en Français

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