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Thales

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Miletus

 

Definition: Greek thinker from Miletus who was the first philosopher and who was also the first to categorize things scientifically. He also correctly predicted a solar eclipse.

Related Resources:
Ancient Greece
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
Life of Thales
This biography gives you a well-rounded picture of the great scientist.

Some Sayings of Thales
Read about his life and accomplishments, as well as some of the things he said.

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