Religiositas Matematika dalam Sekte Pythagorean

Wiwit Kurniawan, . (2015) Religiositas Matematika dalam Sekte Pythagorean. Religio Jurnal Studi Agama-Agama, V (1). pp. 114-137. ISSN 2088-6330

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Presently, mathematic is commonly known as scholarly studies specialized on worldly matters, step aside from mysticism. However, such perspective does not prevail on Pythagorean traditional sect. For this sect, mathematics constitutes divineactivities and comprises of metaphysical elements. Pythagorean isa group of derived from Pythagoras disciples. Besides studying of mathematic, they also have tight tradition and mystical belief. This paper aims to analyze the religious side of Pythagorean sect which relates to mathematics. Many concept of mathematics in some universities recently come from Pythagoras thoughts. One of Pythagoras ideas used till now is Pythagoras’s theoretical framework of the comparative quadrate of trilateral sides, taken as irrelevance with mystical matters, metaphysical and religiosity. The religious elements that have been analyzed refer to Durkheim’s concept of religion on belief in a sacred, namely totem, taboo and ritual. This study argues that Pythagorean conviction of mathematics, related to number, geometry and ratio are categorized as a kind of religious form. Pythagorean sect possessed belief to the sacred, totem, taboo and ritual which is connected with their conception on mathematics. Keywords: Pythagorean, Religiosity, Numbers, Math.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BV Practical Theology > BV1460 Religious Education
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Date Deposited: 12 May 2017 04:16
Last Modified: 12 May 2017 04:16

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