GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - L37725D44797Y4ZNA

The historian of ancient science Otto Neugebauer concluded that Babylonian astronomical texts are (i)____________ because everything has been eliminated from the astronomy except observations and the mathematical consequences of an initial hypothesis about the fundamental character of the astronomical movements. This judgment cohered with the high level of mathematical theory, which (ii)____________ mathematical computation together with empirical observation as (iii)____________ of science and denied any role to speculative hypotheses of a strongly theoretical nature. A. questionable B. repudiated C. end result D. scientific E. admitted F. necessary characteristics G. limited H. confounded I. discredited path