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-0624 – Thales – bio

Thales was a Greek philosopher born around -0624. He may have been the first documented Greek mathematician and did a lot of work with geometry which seems to have been passed on through Anaximander to Pythagoras. Thales was one of the first Greek philosophers to attempt to explain how things work without invoking the gods […]

-0610 – Anaximander

Anaximander was a Greek philosopher who studied under Thales and taught Pythagoras. He studied geometry and geography and may have been the first to draw a map of the world. He created a mechanical model of the universe that had Earth at its center. He attempted to explain phenomena such as lightning and thunder by […]