From Anaximander to Lucretius: Plurality From Chance

  • Pierre Connes
  • James Lequeux
Part of the Historical & Cultural Astronomy book series (HCA)


They have dethroned Zeus, and Vortex is King.


Historians and Modern Authors

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Connes
    • 1
  • James Lequeux
    • 2
  1. 1.OrsayFrance
  2. 2.AntonyFrance

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