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The Thirteen Books of the Elements
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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.
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VOLUME I. INTRODUCTION. 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 IX. 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 THE ELEMENTS. "BOOK I. DEFINITIONS, POSTULATES, COMMON NOTIONS" NOTES ON DEFINITIONS ETC PROPOSITIONS BOOK II. DEFINITIONS NOTE ON GEOMETRICAL ALGEBRA PROPOSITIONS 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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