Pythagoreanism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pythagoreanism The doctrines of Pythagoras or the Pythagoreans. "As a philosophic school Pythagoreanism became extinct in Greece about the middle of the 4th century [B. C.]."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Pythagoreanism Same as Pythagorism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Pythagoreanism his doctrines
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Usage

In literature:

I also was tempted to dance as well as the philosopher; and now the Christian parson and the pagan Pythagorean are both suffering for it.
"The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
Once more, come along in silence, my Pythagorean father-in-law.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18)" by John Dryden
His signs are said to be Pythagorean.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
The Pythagorean arithmetic is the bond and universal logic of the knowable.
"Myth and Science" by Tito Vignoli
I learned that the Pythagoreans examined their consciences twice a day.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
This they read to the people after the custom of the Pythagoreans.
"Ideal Commonwealths" by Various
Possibly you are a brother-member of the Boston Dodo Society of Pythagorean Research.
"In Search of the Unknown" by Robert W. Chambers
A Pythagorean doctrine of numbers was therefore congenial to his mind.
"Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)" by Leslie Stephen
One of the bean family still retains the name of the Pythagorean bean.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
For Pythagorean mathematics see further PYTHAGORAS.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4" by Various
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In poetry:

Shall a mere shepherd provide the cure of kings?
Heaven itself delights in ironies such
As this, in which a boy's fingers would touch
…….Pythagorean strings
"Saul And David" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

The Pythagoreans of ancient Greece were fascinated by whole numbers.
So, while the Rays' record is sparkly, and even their Pythagorean Expected Record is impressive, there are chinks in the armor.
Pythagorean Fearem (Live at Rock the Garden, 2012).
There's a delightful mathematical moment in the movie Merry Andrew, when Danny Kaye, playing schoolmaster Andrew Larabee, breaks into song to teach the Pythagorean theorem.
He is packing up his many books, including those on Euclid, the Greek mathematician, and the Pythagorean Theorem, subjects he has taught for 34 years.
"You mean like the Pythagorean Theorem.".
Indeed, the diagram implies the existence of a right triangle with sides 12, 12, and 17, and that's not quite a Pythagorean triple: 122 + 122 = 288 and 172 = 289.
Nick Begich Interview, live on The Pythagorean Flux (This Weds.
Sept 12th, at 1:00 PM Dr Nick Begich will join " Pythagorean Flux" host David Hovey for a discussion of government "mind-control" programs.
Fred Bell on Pythagorean Flux.
Tune in for Dr Fred Bell on the Pythagorean Flux: Wed, July 25 at 1:30PM.
Pondering an Artist's Perplexing Tribute to the Pythagorean Theorem .
Proving (a Theorem ) and Disproving (a Theory) Applying the Pythagorean Theorem to Real Life.
Fred Bell on Pythagorean Flux .
Tune in for Dr Fred Bell on the Pythagorean Flux : Wed, July 25 at 1:30PM.
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In science:

Then the technique is generalized to produce Pythagorean Quadruples and n-tuples.
A Direct Method To Generate Pythagorean Triples And Its Generalization To Pythagorean Quadruples And n-tuples
The use of modular exponentiation and elliptic curves and even more elementary functions ,, to generate random sequences is well-established. Recently, primitive Pythagorean triples were proposed as random numbers . Other number theoretic sequences may be similarly used.
On Randomness of Goldbach Sequences
Thus, when unaccompanied, a violinist usually does not play consistently in either the equal tempered or natural (just) scale, but tends on the whole to conform with the Pythagorean scale.
Music in Terms of Science
This scientific knowledge described in the text includes geometry, algebra, and astronomy and it is one of the earliest sources for Pythagorean triples .
Random Sequences Based on the Divisor Pairs Function
This is continuation of a project to examine the randomness characteristics of a variety of number-theoretic functions which include prime reciprocals -, Pythagorean triples , permutation transformations , and Goldbach sequences .
Random Sequences Based on the Divisor Pairs Function
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