Dewey Number: 182.2
Mathematician. Philosopher. World traveler. Pythagoras was an intellgient and curious scholar and teacher. While he’s best known for the Pythagorrean theorem, he shared ideas about numbers, animals and many other areas of knwoledge with his students. Since none of his writingers were left behind, it’s not always easy for historians to know what’s true about Pythagoras and what may be legendary. What does seem apparent is that he was a vegetarian but not a trendy dresser. Some people saw him as godlike. Others felt he made false claims about things. No matter what, Pythagoras’s curiosity and willinngness to grapplw with complex issues have helped further the knowledge of mathemativs and philosophy for thousands of years.