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An interesting history of the development of scientific thinking in ancient Greece and how, after being stifled by the rise of slavery and Christianity, its development was resumed after the Dark Ages. The string of Greek names was overwhelming at times, and I'll probably not remember many of them for long, but the stages of development were interesting as explained by Farrington in the social context of the times. This one came to my reading list from the bibliography of David C. Lindberg's Beg...more