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S1E4: Eudoxus (and Plato)

After Socrates’ death, his most devoted follower, Plato, founded his famous institution of higher learning, the Academy, inspired in part by the Pythagoreans. Upon challenging his colleagues to explain the motions of the planets in terms of perfect uniform circular Read more…

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S1E2: Ionian Science

After the Greek Dark Age, Greek culture was reborn, and the center of the emerging Greek philosophy was Ionia. We meet three philosophers who laid the groundwork for future scientific inquiry: Thales of Miletus, credited with looking past the Greek Read more…

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