Science before Socrates Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and the new astronomy

In this work, Daniel W. Graham argues against the belief that the Presocratic philosophers did not produce any empirical science and that the first major Greek science, astronomy, did not develop until at least the time of Plato. Instead, Graham proposes that the advances made by presocratic philoso...

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Main Author: Graham, Daniel W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In this work, Daniel W. Graham argues against the belief that the Presocratic philosophers did not produce any empirical science and that the first major Greek science, astronomy, did not develop until at least the time of Plato. Instead, Graham proposes that the advances made by presocratic philosophers in the study of astronomy deserve to be considered as scientific contributions
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white)
ISBN:9780199346035