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I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.






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Nicolaus Copernicus
Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Born: February 19, 1473
  • Died: May 24, 1543
  • Nationality: Polish
  • Profession: Scientist

Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance-era mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe, in all likelihood independently of Aristarchus of Samos, who had formulated such a model some eighteen centuries earlier.

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