Jaina Thoughts on Unity Not Being a Number
Keywords:counting, Jaina school of Indian mathematics, measure, number, reckoning, unity.
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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