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The Ionians

History of Philosophy
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RETURN TO TABLE OF CONTENTS The Ionians The very first of the Greek thinkers -- the Ionians -- lived in Asia Minor, in present day Turkey. They were speculative natural philosophers. Thales, who Aristotle considered the...

Pythagoras

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RETURN TO TABLE OF CONTENTS Pythagoras Pythagoras was among the most celebrated philosophers of the Antique period. He is attributed both with being “the first to bring to the Greeks philosophy in general” (Isocrates, Ausiris 14.4; qtd in...