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Tha·les(thā′lēz) 624?-546? bc.
Greek philosopher who is traditionally considered the first Western philosopher and a founder of geometry and abstract astronomy. He maintained that matter is composed of water.
Tha·le′sian (thā-lē′zhən) adj.
(Biography) ?624–?546 bc, Greek philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer, born in Miletus. He held that water was the origin of all things and he predicted the solar eclipse of May 28, 585 bc
c640–546? B.C., Greek philosopher, born in Miletus.
624?-546? b.c. Greek philosopher who was a founder of geometry and abstract astronomy.