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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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♥ Goddess

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Mandalo. Clay female figurine (front view). Late Neolithic. Pella Museum. Hellenic Ministry of Culture/ARF. (Mandalo. Clay female figurine (front view). Late Neolithic. Pella Museum.
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Twitter / Democrituss: Anaxagoras a Pre-Socratic Greek ...

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Anaxagoras a Pre-Socratic Greek philosopher. http://t.co/ZdEWBAP2YT
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Seawater discovered near the Chesapeake Bay is up to 150 million years old - Washington Post

Seawater discovered near the Chesapeake Bay is up to 150 million years old - Washington Post | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Seawater discovered near the Chesapeake Bay is up to 150 million years old Washington Post While drilling holes in southern Virginia to study the impact crater, the scientists discovered “the oldest large body of ancient seawater in the world,” a...
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Last of the Cubists - Almanac Weekly

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Last of the Cubists
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The aurochs, deer and horses that have animated the cave walls of Lascaux for more than 17,000 years have begun to fall prey to bacteria. The odds of ...
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The Archaeology News Network: More on Ancient magic curse ...

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After many days of toiling, Lena Kupershmidt, an IAA conservator, was the first person to set eyes on the ancient script since it was rolled up some 1,700 years ago. She needed much patience and nerves of steel to open the ...
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Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—And They Don't Work Today - The Atlantic

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Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—And They Don't Work Today
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There's a painting of a classroom by Laurentius de Voltolina from 1350 that shows it's not working. Students are talking to each other or falling asleep while the teacher drones on.
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Treasure trove of ancient manuscripts in Thanjavur, India - The Star Online

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Treasure trove of ancient manuscripts in Thanjavur, India
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... language, literature, philosophy, art and architecture – comprising over 60,000 volumes, Sarasvati Mahal Library is a treasure trove.
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All perceptions are influenced by our emotional state. Rae Indigo

All perceptions are influenced by our emotional state. Rae Indigo | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The 9 Rasas as described in ancient Indian aesthetic philosophy can be seen as indicative of prime human emotions. http://t.co/JysiBLHQof
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The Fragments of Heraclitus | University of Philosophical Research

The Fragments of Heraclitus | University of Philosophical Research | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A postmodernist long before the term was coined, Heraclitus and his thoughts revealed within Fragments show us glimpses into the continuance of the human experience and its origins in familiar, albeit ancient, time and situation.
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Singularity 1 on 1: We Are in the Cyborg State! - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Singularity 1 on 1: We Are in the Cyborg State! - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Singularity 1 on 1: We Are in the Cyborg State!
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Awakening the Language & Culture of Ancient Maya - National Geographic

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Awakening the Language & Culture of Ancient Maya National Geographic The school is based on our language and culture, and has adopted the philosophy of the world-renowned preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, whose philosophy states that education is...
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Dikili Tash. Head of anthropomorphic figurine. Late Neolithic (c. 5300-4500 BC). (Dikili Tash. Head of anthropomorphic figurine. Late Neolithic (c. 5300-4500 BC).
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Universals in ancient Philosophy

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The problem of universals is one of the crucial problems of contemporary philosophy in such areas as ontology, philosophy of language and epistemology. Are there general entities?
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Deformed, pointy skull from Dark Ages unearthed in France

Deformed, pointy skull from Dark Ages unearthed in France | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The skeleton of an ancient aristocratic woman whose head was warped into a deformed, pointy shape has been unearthed in a necropolis in France (#neolithic Deformed, pointy skull from Dark Ages unearthed in France - Fox News: Deformed, pointy skull...
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When Religion Had a Mind - The New Republic

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When Religion Had a Mind
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In the final hours before his execution, he recalls that “one day I heard someone reading ... from a book of Anaxagoras, and saying that it is Reason [nous] who directs and is the cause of everything.
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Restoring balance - Global Times

Restoring balance - Global Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Global Times Restoring balance Global Times Although nowadays you will probably only see a Tai Chi master defeat another martial arts practitioner in a period drama on TV, it's still common to witness the ancient discipline being practiced by...
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Witchcraft in the Early Modern Popular Press

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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, pamphlets became an important vehicle for disseminating information and reporting on contemporary issues, especially during periods of crisis and instability.
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Manly P Hall - Pythagorean Theory Of Number - The Symbolism of Numbers

RT @taliesinmcknigh: Manly P Hall - Pythagorean Theory Of Number - The Symbolism of Numbers: http://t.co/eQ3TlRl2Tt via @youtube #pythagora…
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Fairy tales have ancient origin - Telegraph

Fairy tales have ancient origin - Telegraph | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Popular fairy tales and folk stories are more ancient than was previously thought, according research by biologists.
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A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious - Wired

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A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious Wired What Koch proposes is a scientifically refined version of an ancient philosophical doctrine called panpsychism — and, coming from someone else, it might sound more like...
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“Why classical schools just might save America”

“Why classical schools just might save America” | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
One of my many interests is classical education, on the elementary, secondary, and collegiate level.  A more common name for the classical education philosophy is "liberal arts,"  a designation tha...
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Huge significance rolled into tiny Cyrus Cylinder at the Getty Villa - Los Angeles Times

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Huge significance rolled into tiny Cyrus Cylinder at the Getty Villa
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Biblical numbers, mathematics and attributed patriarchal ages - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

Biblical numbers, mathematics and attributed patriarchal ages - The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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