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nsible universe.OthersZeller attributes the authorship of this theory to Philolaus. of this same school hold that there are ten principles, which they enunciate in a series of corresponding pairs: (1.) Limit and the Unlimited; (2.) Odd and Even; (3.) Unity and Plurality; (4.) Right and Left; (5.) Male and Female; (6.) Rest and Motion; (7.) Straight and Crooked; (8.) Light and Darkness; (9.) Good and Evil; (10.) Square and Oblong.Apparently Alcmaeon of Croton speculated along the same lines, and either he derived the theory from them or they from him; for [Alcmaeon was contemporary with the old age of Pythagoras, and]This statement is probably true, but a later addition. his doctrines were very similar to theirs.He was generally regarded as a Pythagorean. He says that the majority of things in the world of men are in pairs; but the contraries which he mentions are not, as in the case of the Pythagore