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Greeks: The Pioneers of Mathematics Geometry & Astronomy

Mathematics and astronomy From Euclid and Pythagoras to Archimedes, the Ancient Greeks were the masters of mathematics, geometry, and astronomy. Explore their accomplishments here!  Concerned in this article with mathematics, not on its own account, but as it was related to Greek philosophy - a relation which, especially in  Plato , was very close. Beginning of Greek mathematics The origins of math and geometry can be traced back to 6th century BC Greece. The Ancient Greeks were renowned for their advancements in the fields of mathematics, geometry, and astronomy. From Euclid to Pythagoras to Archimedes, discover their amazing contributions that shaped our understanding of these subjects – and continue to influence us today.  The preeminence of the Greeks appears more clearly in mathematics and astronomy than in anything else. What they did in art, in literature, and in philosophy, may be judged better or worse according to taste, but what they accomplished in geometry is wholly beyond

Who Was Anaximenes And anaximenes theory

 A naximenes of Miletus philosopher (585 - 525) Anaximenes was a Pre-Socratic philosopher who lived in 6th Century BC Greece and whose teachings were key to the development of philosophy. He proposed that all matter is comprised of air that can be transformed into different forms; his ideas set the foundations for Western philosophical thinking.  His observations of how different types of matter can change states - such as water changing to vapor (and vice versa) - has helped shape the understanding of the nature of matter and gravity, used in theories such as the Big Bang Theory in cosmology. A naximenes Who is Anaximander in philosophy  Anaximenes, the last of the Milesian triad, is not quite so interesting as Anaximander, but makes some important advances. His dates are very uncertain. He was certainly subsequent to Anaximander , and he certainly flourished before 494 B.C. maybe 585-525 BCE. since in that year Miletus was destroyed by the Persians in the course of their suppression