Further Reading – Other


  • Cohen, Richard. Chasing the Sun. London, UK: Simon & Schuster, 2010.
    Intended audience: general public.


  • Ryan, Mark. Calculus for Dummies. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014.
    Intended audience: general public, undergraduate.



  • Annas, Julia. Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2000.
    Intended audience: general public, undergraduate.
  • Burkert, Walter. Lore and Science in Ancient Pythagoreanism. Trans. by Edwin L. Minar, Jr. Cambridge, MA, USA: Harvard University Press, 1972.
    Intended audience: undergraduate, graduate/professional.
  • Kahn, Charles H. Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans: A Brief History. Indianapolis, IN, USA: Hackett, 2001.
    Intended audience: general public, undergraduate, graduate/professional.
  • Kirk, G.S., Raven, J.E., & Schofield, M. The Presocratic Philosophers (2nd ed.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1983.
    Intended audience: undergraduate, graduate/professional.


  • O’Meara, Dominic J. Pythagoras revived: Mathematics and philosophy in late antiquity. 1990. doi: 10.1093/0198239130.001.0001
  • Fletcher, Colin R. Thales: Our founder? 1982. doi: 10.2307/3615512
  • Aaboe, A. Scientific astronomy in antiquity. 1974. doi: 10.1098/rsta.1974.0007
  • Buck, R. Creighton. Sherlock Holmes in Babylon. 1980. doi: 10.2307/2321200
  • Robson, Eleanor. Words and pictures: New light on Plimpton 322. 2002. doi: 10.2307/2695324
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