Jaina Thoughts on Unity Not Being a Number

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  • Dipak Jadhav Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Anjad, India

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https://doi.org/10.18732/hssa67

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counting, Jaina school of Indian mathematics, measure, number, reckoning, unity.

Abstract

At one time, the Jainas in India and the Greeks in abroad held that unity was not a number. This paper provides an insight for the first time into the thoughts offered by the Jainas as to why unity was not a number for them.

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Dipak Jadhav, Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Anjad, India

Lecturer in Mathematics

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Published

2021-08-16

How to Cite

Jadhav, Dipak. 2021. “Jaina Thoughts on Unity Not Being a Number”. History of Science in South Asia 9 (August). Edmonton, Canada:209-31. https://doi.org/10.18732/hssa67.

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