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Published: 11 July 2013

304 Pages | 15 illus.

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199959785

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Science before Socrates

Parmenides, Anaxagoras, and the New Astronomy

Daniel Graham

  • The first book to propose that the early Greek (Presocratic) philosophers made contributions to empirical science, in particular to astronomy.
  • Challenges the notion, popular among anti-realists, that scientific knowledge does not achieve true descriptions of the world.