This timeline shows the history of Pre-Socratic philosophers. Recognized as the first western philosopher and mathematician. He was known as a great astronomer, geometry. Regarding his contributions: He was able to accurately predict the solar eclipse that occurred on May 28, 585 BC. In his cosmology, he posits that the world was not created by God or man. The attraction of opposites and that fire is the most basic matter in the world. His contributions: he is known for his doctrines that things are constantly changing. Check more details from this timeline and get inspiration from the template gallery.