Friday, August 13, 2021

The Divided Square

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 12:19 AM

Compare and contrast —

Update of 2:25 PM ET on Friday, August 13th, 2021 —

Plato's alleged motto, "Let no one ignorant of geometry enter,"
seems to have been of little use to those attempting to make sense
of his "divided line" analogy in the Republic.

Some related geometry —

    The Divided Square :

Three Similarly Divided Squares :

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Scholium —

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