Unfortunately this is the largest number of names we will have for a few hundred years until the Arabs make their contributions. It all goes down hill from here for a number of reasons

Hippasus of Metapontum (or of Sybaris or Croton) (c. 400?)

Archytas of Tarentum (of Taras) (c. 428-c. 347)

Plato (427-347)

Theaetetus of Athens (c. 415-c. 369)

Leodamas of Thasos (fl. c. 380)

Leon (fl. c. 375)

Eudoxus of Cnidos (c. 400-c. 347)

Callipus of Cyzicus (fl. c. 370)

Xenocrates of Chalcedon (c. 396-314)

Heraclides of Pontus (c. 390-c. 322)

Bryson of Heraclea (c 350?)

Menaechmus (c. 350)

Theudius of Magnesia (c. 350?)

Thymaridas (c. 350)

Dinostratus (fl. c. 350)

Speusippus (d. 339)

Aristotle (384-322)

Aristaeus the Elder (fl. c. 350-330)

Eudemus of Rhodes (the Peripatetic) (fl. c. 335)

Can we get more video tutorials?

ReplyDeleteI am assuming these are mathematicians? I recognize about 1/4 of these names but it always good to learn some more.

ReplyDeleteI need to read your blog more to pick up on my math skills :P

ReplyDeleteYour knowledge of history is impecable

ReplyDeletewould like a toutorial!

ReplyDeleteThat is absolutely incredible. All of the fundamentals of early mathematics are truly mind blowing.

ReplyDeleteinteresting

ReplyDeleteAll this talk about maths is giving me flashbacks of my chem eng masters before I switched to medicine haha.

ReplyDeleteVery interesting though, I like how you're talking about other things like the history of maths.

Following :)

I've never heard of any of these, then again, I did fail maths.

ReplyDeletei dont get this sorry ... ?

ReplyDeleteah im so stupid ok ;)

ReplyDeletevery intrersting

ReplyDeleteI'm new to this blog... what am I looking at here?

ReplyDeleteReading math at high level at school. This helped a lot! Thanks!

ReplyDeleteonly know plato...

ReplyDeleteshame over me...

But they weren't in our world today. Today's different.

ReplyDeletewhy does it go downhill? xplain please.

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