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1.2 Philosophy and Wonder
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Aristotle is a towering figure in ancient Greek philosophy, making contributions to logic, metaphysics, mathematics, physics, biology, botany, ethics, politics, agriculture, medicine, dance and theater.
Desire or be curious to know something.
A Jewish teacher and prophet whose life and teachings form the basis of Christianity
Better known in China as "Master Kong." or Kongzi. Confucius was a 5th Century B.C.E. Chinese thinker whose influence upon East Asian intellectual and social history is immeasurable.
a state in which you want to learn more about something
a seeking for information or knowledge; an investigation; a question, query
the distance that light will travel within 1 year of time
The death of a large star by explosion
An object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity
Millions or billions of stars held together in a group by their own gravity.
of the universe; of space
made up of distinct components
A shape or outline; a method of arrangement
The act of putting in proper order, or the state of being put in order.
A representation of common ground between theories or phenomena.
An administrator in charge of a division of a university or college
One of the world's best known and most widely read and studied philosophers. He was the student of Socrates and the teacher of Aristotle, and he wrote in the middle of the fourth century B.C.E. in ancient Greece.
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