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20 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 23 March 2007 05:43PM

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Comment author: michael_vassar 24 March 2007 07:55:13AM 4 points [-]

And if I talk to Archimedes about Greek-Style philosophy or mathematics? Does this come across as discussion of Egyptian philosophy and mathematics or does it remain Greek? I can find all sorts of interesting proposals in the latter, including governmental forms etc that sound promising by todays standards as well as a lot of fairly good science from the pre-Socratics.