This can be a specific exposition of Aristotelian arithmetic and mathematical terminology. It includes transparent translations of the entire most vital passages on arithmetic within the writings of Aristotle, including explanatory notes and observation by way of Heath. fairly attention-grabbing are the discussions of speculation and comparable phrases, of Zeno's paradox, and of the relation of arithmetic to different sciences. The booklet features a complete index of the passages translated.
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