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  1. Ptolemy’s Philosophy: Mathematics as a Way of Life. By Jacqueline Feke. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018. Pp. Xi + 234. [REVIEW]Nicholas Danne - 2020 - Metaphilosophy 51 (1):151-155.
  2. Ptolemy’s Philosophy: Mathematics as a Way of Life, Written by Jacqueline Feke.Harold Tarrant - 2020 - International Journal of the Platonic Tradition 14 (1):97-98.
  3. Euclid’s Kinds and (Their) Attributes.Benjamin Wilck - 2020 - History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis 23 (2):362-397.
    Relying upon a very close reading of all of the definitions given in Euclid’s Elements, I argue that this mathematical treatise contains a philosophical treatment of mathematical objects. Specifically, I show that Euclid draws elaborate metaphysical distinctions between substances and non-substantial attributes of substances, different kinds of substance, and different kinds of non-substance. While the general metaphysical theory adopted in the Elements resembles that of Aristotle in many respects, Euclid does not employ Aristotle’s terminology, or indeed, any philosophical terminology at (...)
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  4. Ptolemy's Philosophy: Mathematics as a Way of Life.Jacqueline Feke - 2018 - Princeton: Princeton University Press.
    The Greco-Roman mathematician Claudius Ptolemy is one of the most significant figures in the history of science. He is remembered today for his astronomy, but his philosophy is almost entirely lost to history. This groundbreaking book is the first to reconstruct Ptolemy’s general philosophical system—including his metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics—and to explore its relationship to astronomy, harmonics, element theory, astrology, cosmology, psychology, and theology. -/- In this stimulating intellectual history, Jacqueline Feke uncovers references to a complex and sophisticated philosophical agenda (...)
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  5. Ptolemy's Philosophy of Geography.Jacqueline Feke - 2018 - In René Ceceña (ed.), Claudio Ptolomeo: Geografía. Capítulos teóricos. Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico: pp. 281-326.
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  6. Meta-Mathematical Rhetoric: Hero and Ptolemy Against the Philosophers.Jacqueline Feke - 2014 - Historia Mathematica 41 (3):261-276.
    Bringing the meta-mathematics of Hero of Alexandria and Claudius Ptolemy into conversation for the first time, I argue that they employ identical rhetorical strategies in the introductions to Hero’s Belopoeica, Pneumatica, Metrica and Ptolemy’s Almagest. They each adopt a paradigmatic argument, in which they criticize the discourses of philosophers and declare epistemological supremacy for mathematics by asserting that geometrical demonstration is indisputable. The rarity of this claim—in conjunction with the paradigmatic argument—indicates that Hero and Ptolemy participated in a single meta-mathematical (...)
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  7. What Can We Know of What the Romans Knew? Comments on Daryn Lehoux’s What Did the Romans Know? An Inquiry Into Science and Worldmaking.Jacqueline Feke - 2012 - Expositions: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities 6 (2):23-32.
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  8. Amazing Traces of a Babylonian Origin in Greek Mathematics. [REVIEW]Sabetai Unguru - 2008 - Isis 99:821-822.
  9. The Shaping of Deduction in Greek Mathematics: A Study in Cognitive History; The Mathematics of Plato’s Academy: A New Reconstruction. [REVIEW]J. Bergen - 2003 - Isis 94:134-136.
  10. Pappus Of Alexandria And The Mathematics Of Late Antiquity. [REVIEW]Ali Behboud - 2002 - Isis 93:102-103.
    Greek mathematics is usually seen as having reached its height in a “golden age” around 300 b.c., after which it declined, reaching a rather sad stage in late antiquity. In this latter period Pappus of Alexandria stands out as one of the last competent mathematicians, although even his Mathematical Collection has been valued by historians mainly for its wealth of information on earlier mathematical achievements. In her readable book, Serafina Cuomo sets out to correct the conventional view of mathematics in (...)
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  11. The Ancient Tradition of Geometric Problems by Wilbur Richard Knorr; Textual Studies in Ancient and Medieval Geometry by Wilbur Richard Knorr. [REVIEW]Thomas Drucker - 1991 - Isis 82:718-720.
  12. Pythagoras Revived: Mathematics and Philosophy in Late Antiquity by Dominic J. O'Meara. [REVIEW]Alexander Jones - 1991 - Isis 82:364-365.
  13. War, Mathematics, and Art in Ancient Greece.John Onians - 1989 - History of the Human Sciences 2 (1):39-62.
  14. Philosophy of Mathematics and Deductive Structure in Euclid's Elements by Ian Mueller. [REVIEW]Erwin Neuenschwander - 1983 - Isis 74:124-126.
  15. Archimedes on the Dimensions of the Cosmos.Catherine Osborne - 1983 - Isis 74 (2):234-242.
  16. The Beginnings of Greek Mathematics by Árpád Szabó; A. M. Ungar; Les Débuts des Mathématiques Grecques by Árpád Szabó; M. Federspiel. [REVIEW]Wilbur Knorr - 1981 - Isis 72:135-136.
  17. Thekla Horowitz: Vom Logos zur Analogic Die Geschichte eines mathematischen Terminus. Pp. 198. Zurich: Hans Rohr, 1978. Paper. [REVIEW]Ivor Bulmer-Thomas - 1980 - The Classical Review 30 (2):318-318.
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  18. History of Ancient Mathematics--Some Reflections on the State of the Art.Sabetai Unguru - 1979 - Isis 70:555-565.
  19. The Philosophical Sense of Theaetetus' Mathematics.M. Burnyeat - 1978 - Isis 69:489-513.
  20. The Secrets of Ancient Geometry--And Its Uses by Tons Brunés; Charles M. Napier. [REVIEW]H. Coxeter - 1973 - Isis 64:402-404.
  21. Greek Mathematical Thought and the Origin of Algebra by Jacob Klein. [REVIEW]C. Scriba - 1970 - Isis 61:132-133.
  22. Greek Mathematical Philosophy by Edward A. Maziarz; Thomas Greenwood. [REVIEW]H. Gericke - 1969 - Isis 60:406-406.
  23. The Significance of Some Basic Mathematical Conceptions for Physics.Salomon Bochner - 1963 - Isis 54:179-205.
  24. Babylonian Mathematics.Raymond Archibald - 1936 - Isis 26:63-81.
  25. A Manual Of Greek Mathematics By Thomas L. Heath. [REVIEW]George Sarton - 1931 - Isis 16:450-451.
  26. A History Of Greek Mathematics By Thomas Heath. [REVIEW]George Sarton - 1922 - Isis 4:532-535.