Shulabh Sutra

Mathematics in ancient India

One often hears the question, “Is science Western in origin?” This question is often followed by answers which mostly revolve around certain well-known names like Newton, Galileo, Kepler and ancient Greeks like Aristotle, Archimedes and Pluto. But even in ancient times, India had developed extremely well-developed schools of philosophy. For example, the Nyaya philosophy asserts …

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