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The sophists + Founding Fathers

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Hippocrates
Medical practitioner who is regarded as the father of medicine.
Herodotus
The ancient Greek known as the father of history.
Pythagoras
Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem.
Archimedes
Greek mathematician and physicist noted for his work in hydrostatics and mechanics and geometry, Archimedes screw.
Socrates
Philosopher who believed in an absolute right or wrong; asked students pointed questions to make them use their reason, later became Socratic method.
Plato
Student of Socrates, wrote The Republic about the perfectly governed society.
Aristotle
Greek philosopher. A pupil of Plato, worked on math, philosophy, medicine, politics, and biology.