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Astronomy as a science began with the Ionian philosophers, with whom Greek philosophy and mathematics also began. While the Egyptians and Babylonians had accomplished much of astronomical worth, it remained for the unrivalled speculative genius of the Greeks, in particular, their mathematical genius, to lay the foundations of the true science of astronomy. In this classic ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 2nd 2011 by Dover Publications (first published 1991)
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Sir Thomas Little Heath was a British civil servant, mathematician and classical scholar.
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