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Historical stages of development of ideas about the picture of the World

V.A. Meider

UDC 113/119(091)

V.A. Meider is Dr. Sci. (Philosophy), Prof. at Volzsky branch of Volgograd State University e-mail:


Presented is an attempt to give a historical overview of development of human ideas about the picture of the world. The basic astronomical, mathematical, natural science and philosophical knowledge that forms the foundation of the modem science of the universe, its evolution and structural elements are presented. This allows to create a specific image of the surrounding reality, and look into the future of the Universe and Person.

Key words: science, philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, cosmology, world picture, worldview, universe.


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