means "the place where three roads meet". The subjects of the trivium are the
foundation for the quadrivium, the upper division of the medieval education in
the liberal arts, which comprised arithmetic (number), geometry (number in
space), music (number in time), and astronomy (number in space and time).
Educationally, the trivium and the quadrivium imparted to the student the seven
liberal arts of classical antiquity.
Grammar teaches the mechanics of
language to the student. This is the step where the student "comes to terms,"
defining the objects and information perceived by the five senses. Hence, the
Law of Identity: a tree is a tree, and not a cat.
dialectic) is the "mechanics" of thought and of analysis, the process of
identifying fallacious arguments and statements and so systematically removing
contradictions, thereby producing factual knowledge that can be trusted.
Rhetoric is the application of language in order to instruct and to
persuade the listener and the reader. It is the knowledge (grammar) now
understood (logic) and being transmitted outwards as wisdom
quadrivium consistes of arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy.
These followed the preparatory work of the trivium, consisting of
grammar, logic and rhetoric.
In turn, the quadrivium was considered
preparatory work for the study of philosophy and theology.
applications of the liberal arts as curriculum in colleges or universities, the
quadrivium is typically considered to be the study of number and its
relationship to space or time:
arithmetic was pure number, geometry was
number in space, music was number in time, and astronomy was number in space
makes for good human life.
Eastern Mysticism =
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