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Greek Science an Aspect of Greek Philosophy
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alchemists alchemy Almagest already ancient Antiquity Arabic Archimedes Aristotelian Aristotle astrology astronomy atomic weights atoms axiom Babylonian became calculation celestial matter centre century A.D. chapter chemical Christiaan Huygens Christian classical colour compounds conception deduction Descartes discussed distance doctrine early earth Egypt Egyptian elements empirical engineers epicycle Europe experience fact force formulation fundamental Galileo geometry glass gravity Hellenistic Hence Hipparchus Huygens idea important inclined plane influence invention Jordanus Nemorarius Kepler later light magnet mathematical mathematician matter means mechanics medieval ment Mesopotamia metals method Middle Ages modern moving natural science Newton observed optics particles period phenomena philosophy phlogiston physical planets pound lock principle produced proportional Ptolemaic system Ptolemy quantity question refraction regarded Roman scholars scientific seventeenth century Simon Stevin sphere stars Stevin stone substances techniques theory thirteenth century thought tion twelfth century velocity watermill weights