Person: Plato


Plato is one of the most important Greek philosophers. He founded the Academy in Athens. His works on philosophy, politics and mathematics were very influential and laid the foundations for Euclid's systematic approach to mathematics.

Mathematical Profile (Excerpt):

Born 427 BC, Athens, Greece. Died 347 BC, Athens, Greece.

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Ancient Greek, Architecture, Astronomy, Geometry, Origin Greece, Physics, Puzzles And Problems, Special Numbers And Numerals

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive