Benjamin Farrington (1891-1974) was an Irish scholar and professor of the Classics. Born in Cork, he was educated in Ireland and taught at the university level in Ireland and South Africa. He wrote several books on the development of scientific thought in Western culture, with a particular emphasis on the contributions of the Greek philosophers and Francis Bacon.
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