3013 Discussion Exercise 1:

The "fragments" on pp. 16-17 of Pedersen are all that remains of the work of Anaximander, an important early Greek natural philosopher and cosmologist. Read the fragments aloud, and try to answer the following questions:

1) What shape is the earth? Where is it?

2) What shape is the sun? Where is it?

3) What shape is the moon? Where is it?

4) What shape are the stars and planets? Where are they?

5) Try to sketch a diagram of your results!