Greek and Vedic Geometry

  title={Greek and Vedic Geometry},
  author={Frits Staal},
  journal={Journal of Indian Philosophy},
  • F. Staal
  • Published 1 April 1999
  • Art
  • Journal of Indian Philosophy
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