Antiphon the Sophist

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This resource, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, features biographical information about Greek philosopher Antiphon. Antiphon made an early and important contribution to mathematics when he made an attempt to square the circle, becoming the first to propose a method of exhaustion. Links to biographies of other mathematicians are also available on this page.

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