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Plato – The Timaeus

The Timaeus

The Composition of the Soul

"We shall therefore borrow all our Rules for the Finishing our Proportions, from the Musicians, who are the greatest Masters of this Sort of Numbers, and from those Things wherein Nature shows herself most excellent and compleat." Leon Battista Alberti (1407-1472).

arithmetic, geometric, harmonic means

arithmetic, geometric, harmonic means

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Timaeus of Taormina

Timaeus of Taormina

Timaeus of Taormina

"There exists: first, the unchanging form, uncreated and indestructible, admitting no modification and entering no combination,…… second, that which bears the same name as the form and resembles it……and third, space which is eternal and indestructible, which provides a position for everything that comes to be."