Teaching Geometry through Euclid’s Elements

by Arron Kau July 19, 2017

Euclid’s Elements is the most successful and influential mathematics textbooks ever written, served as the foundation of mathematical understanding for students for over two millennia, and stands as one of the greatest and most beautiful achievements of the human intellect produced by Western civilization. While it’s obvious that the Elements ought to stand at the […]

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Elements Euclid Geometry Mathematics

The Quadrivium

by Ravi Jain May 28, 2010

The four liberal arts of the Quadrivium- arithmetic, geometry, music, and astronomy – have been central to the Western vision of education since the time of Plato and Aristotle. They actually provide the tools of learning for many other areas of study and historically undergirded the birth of modern science. This seminar will explore how […]

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Aristotle Arithmetic Astronomy Classical Education Geometry Music