A History of Science, Vol. 1 of 5: The Beginnings of Science (Classic Reprint)

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Pythagoras the boxer, p. I 12 - Pythagoras the philosopher, p. 1 I 3 Greek philosophers in Italy, p. 114 - The followers of Pythagoras, Parmenides, and Empedocles, p. 117 - T he doctrine that the earth is a sphere, p. 118 - Astronomical observations of Pythagoras, p. 119 - His measurements of triangles, p. 12o - His theories accord ing to Diogenes Laertius, p. 121 - His repudiation of the theory of spontaneous generation, p. 12 3 - Xenophanes and Parmenides, p. 127 - Xenophanes' conception of the formation of fossils, p. 128 -empedocles, physician, observer, and dreamer, p. 132-his de nial of an anthropomorphic god, p. 134 - His anatomical knowl edge, p. 136 - His conception of evolution, p. 137.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - Henry Smith Williams


Published Date - August 28 2019

ISBN - 9780266379881

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.3 cm

Page Count - 368

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