How to Use "The World Is Flat" in a MBA Class?

Answer "The World is Flat" by Thomas Friedman is admittedly a popular and a controversial read. MBA programs frequently issue reading lists to their students and this particular book is usually recommende... Read More »

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Is the world really flat?

According to Paul Walorski, B.A. of Physics and astronomy instructor, "Every picture of Earth ever taken shows only a circular shape, and the only geometric solid which looks like a circle from any... Read More »

Who said the world was flat?

The Ancient Egyptians and Incas are among those who believed in a flat earth. Renowned philosophers such as Plato, Pythagoras, Aristotle, and Eratosthenes had theories about a spherical earth. The ... Read More »

Who stated that the world is flat?

The idea of a flat Earth came from an Egyptian merchant traveler named Cosmas Indicopleustes. In the sixth century, he published the theory in a book called "Christian Topography." Cosmas determine... Read More »

Who discovered the world is round, not flat?

There really is no evidence that ancient people thought the world was flat, according to Goddard Space Flight Center’s David P. Stern. Aristotle proposed a spherical Earth based on his observatio... Read More »