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600 BC
Thales of Miletus
600 BC
Thales of Miletus
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

The cosmogonic hypotheses of Greek mathematician and philosopher Thales of Miletus.

580 BC
Greek philosopher Anaximander organized a world map
580 BC
Greek philosopher Anaximander organized a world map
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

The Greek philosopher Anaximander organized a world map.

550 BC
Pythagoras of Samos enunciated theorem
550 BC
Pythagoras of Samos enunciated theorem
Type of event: Articles and Books
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Pythagoras of Samos enunciated his famous theorem.

550 BC
Confucius publications
550 BC
Confucius publications
Type of event: Articles and Books
Country: China
Region: Asia

After the death of Confucius, his disciples published his teachings in the Analects, a guide to the proper behavior of individuals in society.

500 BC
Greek philosopher Anaxagoras
500 BC
Greek philosopher Anaxagoras
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Life of Greek philosopher Anaxagoras.

460 - 370 BC
Life of Greek philosopher Democritus
460 - 370 BC
Life of Greek philosopher Democritus
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Life of Greek philosopher Democritus.

427 - 348 BC
Life of Greek philosopher Plato
427 - 348 BC
Life of Greek philosopher Plato
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Life of Greek philosopher Plato.

400 BC
Parmenides of Elea writes On Nature
400 BC
Parmenides of Elea writes On Nature
Type of event: Articles and Books
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Parmenides of Elea wrote On Nature.

399 BC
Socrates died
399 BC
Socrates died
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Socrates died.

387 BC
Plato founded the academy in Athens
387 BC
Plato founded the academy in Athens
Type of event: Educational Institution, Laboratory, or Institute

Plato founded the academy in Athens.

384 - 322 BC
Life of Greek philosopher Aristotle
384 - 322 BC
Life of Greek philosopher Aristotle
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Life of Greek philosopher Aristotle.

360 BC
Plato wrote Timaeus
360 BC
Plato wrote Timaeus
Type of event: Articles and Books
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Plato wrote Timaeus.

350 BC
Aristotle wrote On Memory and Reminiscence
350 BC
Aristotle wrote On Memory and Reminiscence
Type of event: Articles and Books
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Aristotle wr0te On Memory and Reminiscence

350 BC
Aristotle wrote De Anima
350 BC
Aristotle wrote De Anima
Type of event: Articles and Books
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Aristotle wrote De Anima, considered to be the first book of psychology.

347 BC
Plato died
347 BC
Plato died
Type of event: Other Notable Events
Country: Greece
Region: Europe

Plato died.

335 BC
Aristotle founded the Lyceum
335 BC
Aristotle founded the Lyceum
Type of event: Educational Institution, Laboratory, or Institute

Aristotle founded the Lyceum.