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MathFoundations21: Euclid's Books VI--XIII

A very brief outline of the contents of the later books in Euclid's Elements dealing with geometry. This includes the work on three dimensional, or solid, geometry, culminating in the construction of the five Platonic solids.This lecture is part of the MathFoundations series, which tries to lay out proper foundations for mathematics, and will not shy away from discussing the serious logical difficulties entwined in modern pure mathematics. The full playlist is at
Length: 07:33


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