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For Centuries Thereafter, Did The Greeks Forget Those Ideas?

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Posted by M.W.Pearson on November 27, 2002 20:31:51 UTC

Ruquist, doctor from Harvard, wrote:
"The Greeks already knew all that"

Uh, yeah. But were they not denied credit by their own country and in fact by the illustrious universities How do you explain that Aristotle's teachings were in conflict with Copernicus and the latter won?

How do you explain that Copernicus' and Galileo's ideas were not already being taught in the universities which, by their times, been in business for 400 years? ( Let me guess...you won't explain it very well or at all. Business as usual. )

http://www.coe.int/T/e/Cultural%5FCo%2Doperation/Education/E%2ED%2EC/Documents%5Fand%5Fpublications/By%5FLanguage/English/the_role_of_universities.asp
“…the very first university was founded in 1190 in Bologna, followed only a few years later by Paris and Oxford…”

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