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This page will focus on the ancient mathematician Pythagoras and his contributions to the mathematical world, with particular regard to infinity.


Aczel, Amir D. The Mystery of the Aleph: Mathematics, the Kabbalah, and the Search for Infinity. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 2000. Print.

Maor, Eli. To Infinity and Beyond: a Cultural History of the Infinite. Boston: Birkhäuser, 1987. Print.

“The Philosophy of the Pythagoreans.” Science and Its Times. Ed. Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 2001. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 3 Oct. 2011.
“Pythagoras of Samos.” World of Mathematics. Gale, 2006. Gale Biography In Context. Web. 3 Oct. 2011.