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1. The divine and mathematics
3. The pre-Greek period and the ritual origin of mathematics
3.1. Rock paintings and the Agnicayana
3.2. Astronomy and the divine
3.3. Seidenberg’s thesis
4.5. The Renaissance
5. The Scientific Revolution and its aftermath
5.1. The Scientific Revolution
5.2. Secularization and the divine
5.3. The 19th century. The freedom of mathematical thought. Neo-Thomism
5.4. The 20th century. Structuralist mathematics. Gödel. Process theology
5.5. Figurative mathematics
5.6. The turn to the transcendental subject
5.7. A modern creation myth?
Chinese Number Mysticism
The Pythagoreans
Mathematics and the Divine in Plato
Nicomachus of Gerasa and the Arithmetic Scale of the Divine
Geometry and the Divine in Proclus
Religious Architecture and Mathematics During the Late Antiquity
The Sacred Geography of Islam
“Number Mystique” in Early Medieval Computus Texts
Is the Universe of the Divine Dividable?
Mathematics and the Divine: Ramon Lull
Mathematics and the Divine in Nicholas of Cusa
Michael Stifel and his Numerology
Mathematics and the Divine: Athanasius Kircher
Galileo, God and Mathematics
The Mathematical Model of Creation According to Kepler
The Mathematical Analogy in the Proof of God’s Existence by Descartes
Pascal’s Views on Mathematics and the Divine
Spinoza and the Geometrical Way of Proof
John Wallis (1616–1703): Mathematician and Divine∗
God and Mathematics in Leibniz’s Thought
Berkeley’s Defence of the Infinite God in Contrast to the Infinite in Mathematics
Leonhard Euler (1707–1783)
Georg Cantor (1845–1918)
Gerrit Mannoury and his Fellow Significians on Mathematics and Mysticism
Arthur Schopenhauer and L.E.J. Brouwer: A Comparison
Husserl and Impossible Numbers: A Sceptical Experience
Symbol and Space According to René Guénon
Eddington, Science and the Unseen World∗
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Mathematics and the Divine

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