The Milesian School- Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (2)

In this chapter, Russell looks at the Milesian school. Miletus was important because it was a very successful commercial city and consequently helped migrate the ideas of Egypt and Babylon to Greece. Miletus was also trading with Lydia, with whom the Greeks made their wealth in silver and gold. Russell focuses on three thinkers; Thales,…… Continue reading The Milesian School- Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, chapter by chapter- (2)