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Dae-yong Hong
(1731–1783)
Korean philosopher, astronomer and mathematician of the late Joseon Kingdom. He was an early leader of the Profitable Usage school of thought, which worked to promote the industrialization and the development of trade. Hong was a friend of Park Ji-won, who was another leader of the Profitable Usage school. In astronomy and mathmatics, he maintained the rotundity of the Earth and Earth's rotation. Also, He firmly excluded the Anthropocentrism. His practical Confucian ideas were succeeded by Park Ji-won and Park's disciples, but his scientific thought and research were succeeded by nobody
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