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The Milesian School- Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (2)

In this chapter, Russell looks at the Milesian school. Miletus was important because it was a very successful commercial city and consequently helped migrate the ideas of Egypt and Babylon to Greece. 728 palabras más

Philosophy

425 Anaximenes Provided the First View of the Cosmos

This drawing is from an Icelandic manuscript date around 1750, illustrating the geocentric model.

Early cosmologies had Earth at the center. Anaximenes (shown below) provided the first view of the cosmos as a whole. 412 palabras más

Astronomers