18 The world subjected to reason

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The world subjected to reason- philosophers Thales (585)- Miletus Anaximander (546)- Miletus Anaximenes (late 6 th century)- Miletus Parmenides (mid 5 th century)\ Empedokles (3 rd ,4 th of fifth century) Miletus o Home of the first Greek philosophers o They succeeded each other The world view is based on homeric poems, without laws of nature, not phenomenon with natural and physical laws, governed by intentions of divinities, Greek gods are forces imminent in the world, why things happen are reasons based on the gods(800,700), no such thing as accident or random chance. Aristotle looked back at the 6 th and 5 th century- early speculators of the world (physikoi)- based on physical stuff. o Assume that the physical world is responding to regular laws of nature,not to unpredictable whims of the gods, hunt for laws o Grand hypothesis that the world may be governed by law. What is the world made of?
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