Ancientgreece - Jake Le Master World History Bouwman Final Exam Why was Greek civilization so important for subsequent history The ancient Greeks

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Jake Le Master World History Bouwman Final Exam Why was Greek civilization so important for subsequent history? The ancient Greeks explored and expanded virtually every aspect of human thought. From the mathematics and science to arts and sports, they laid the foundations of these fields that we humans have been building upon thenceforth. The abstract perspective of humans is rooted deeply in ancient Greece. Greek philosophers were meticulous thinkers who were determined to seek truth and question everything. The great triumvirate of all human thought, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, provided the vital transformation of philosophy to the Hellenistic ideology and ultimately the Western philosophy known today. In attempt to solve basic problems in life, Socrates invented a method for carefully finding solutions called the Socratic Method. Philosophers known as the Sophists argued that it was foolish to speculate on the universe because it was beyond the reach of the human mind and that individuals should
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2010 for the course HISTORY 250 taught by Professor Piper during the Spring '10 term at Piedmont College.

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Ancientgreece - Jake Le Master World History Bouwman Final Exam Why was Greek civilization so important for subsequent history The ancient Greeks

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