What impact did Greek geography have on the development of Greek politics?
It can be argued that the greatest legacy of Greece is intellectual. Trace the development
of Greek philosophy and science from its pre-Socratic origins through Aristotle. What
were the most significant developments? Explain which specific elements of Greek
thought have had the most influence on contemporary culture in the West.
Answer: It all started with the pre-Socratics
as the Greeks
encountered other peoples with
different beliefs, some of them began to question their old gods and myths.
These people used
single facts and spun them into basic theories that led them to the conclusion that the world is
simple and follows basic rules. As the group grew, people came up with different ideas. Different