It is a very interesting book and well worth reading.
This book contains translations of all of Pythagoras' extant work, as well as many short essays by his contemporaries and students.
Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie excellent book brings the enormous range of Pythagoras' interests alive for the modern reader.
I prefer the original sources. I enjoyed accessing, previewing and studying these Pythagorean references.Published 4 months ago by James R C Baker
If you wish to study Pythagorean philosophy or the man himself, start right here. This book is jammed with authentic source information and writings. Read morePublished on August 16, 2012 by G. Porter
"Seek truth and beauty together; you will never find them apart."
The books starts with an excellent introduction into Pythagorean ideas about "The... Read more
If you are eager to get to the root of philosophy and discover new meaning to life, this text is a gem. I just love the indepth treatment of Pythagoras's thinking. Read morePublished on March 3, 2009 by Dr. Greg
This is a refrence book with a lot of material and good citations. I didint sit down and read it cover to cover, but I did use it when I was reading other books on the topic. Read morePublished on September 7, 2008 by O. Long
With our present understanding of Egyptian, Babylonian and Persian Temple instruction for young scribes as 'grammatical priests' on their way to 'prophet' priests, their goal was... Read morePublished on September 2, 2008 by John E. D. Malin
"The Pythagorean Sourcebook and Library" is a fascinating entrance into world of the ancient ancients. Read morePublished on September 2, 2006 by T. Dodge
This is a pretty good book for starter material on Pythagoras and his disciples, though it is true that it does not contain every extant text. Read morePublished on January 26, 2005 by Timaeus