A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements
Princeton University Press, 8 nov. 1992 - 355 sidor
In Proclus' penetrating exposition of Euclid's method's and principles, the only one of its kind extant, we are afforded a unique vantage point for understanding the structure and strenght of the Euclidean system. A primary source for the history and philosophy of mathematics, Proclus' treatise contains much priceless information about the mathematics and mathematicians of the previous seven or eight centuries that has not been preserved elsewhere.
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Foreword to the 1992 Edition by Ian Mueller
Postulates and Axioms
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