Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

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the Geocentric World View

This is the world view in which the Earth is at rest in the center of the Universe and all other celestial bodies orbit around the Earth. This world view was made popular by the Greek philosopher Aristotle around 350 BC and remained the dominant world view in the West until it was replaced in the 16th century by the Heliocentric World View.