Thales of Miletus: The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy

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'What is the basic building block of the universe?' Thales of Miletus was the first to ask this fundamental, yet to be answered, question in the sixth century B.C. This book offers an in-depth account of the answers he gave and of his adventure into many areas of learning: philosophy, science, mathematics and astronomy. Thales proved that the events of nature were comprehensible to man and could be explained without the intervention of mythological beings. Henceforth they became subject to investigation, experiment, ...

Thales of Miletus: The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138256477

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Thales of Miletus: The Beginnings of Western Science and Philosophy 2002, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754605331

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