the doctrines of Pythagoras and his followers, especially the belief that the universe is the manifestation of various combinations of mathematical ratios.
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How to use Pythagoreanism in a sentence
It makes sense that Pythagoreanism is being rediscovered in physics.Humans Didn’t Invent Mathematics, It’s What the World Is Made Of | Sam Baron | November 25, 2021 | Singularity Hub
But he is not prevented by Pythagoreanism from observing the effects which climate and soil exercise on the characters of nations.Laws | Plato
With the further development of the number-theory Pythagoreanism becomes entirely arbitrary and without principle.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy | W. T. Stace
(b) Epicharmus (in trochaic tetrameters), dealing with Pythagoreanism in the department of physics.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors | George Middleton
Old Burton will rise from his grave, if there be any virtue in Pythagoreanism, to anatomize these poems.
Neo-Pythagoreanism was a curious attempt to found a religion which would satisfy both the critical spirit and the people.Essays on the Greek Romances | Elizabeth Hazelton Haight
British Dictionary definitions for Pythagoreanism
the teachings of Pythagoras and his followers, esp that the universe is essentially a manifestation of mathematical relationships
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