FRITS STAAL GREEK AND VEDIC GEOMETRY

@inproceedings{Geometry1999FRITSSG,
  title={FRITS STAAL GREEK AND VEDIC GEOMETRY},
  author={I. Ritual Geometry and Frits Staal and Andr{\'e} Seidenberg},
  year={1999}
}
  • I. Ritual Geometry, Frits Staal, André Seidenberg
  • Published 1999
It has been somewhat of an embarrassment to Euro-American classicists that the earliest Pre-Socratics, the Milesian or Ionian “natural philosophers” with which Greek philosophy began, were inhabitants of Asia Minor or what is now called Turkey. The Encyclopedia of Philosophy opens its account of the Milesian School with the party-line, ably put in words by W. K. C Guthrie: “Pre-Socratic philosophy differs from all other philosophy in that it had no predecessors.” The account then takes a… CONTINUE READING

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