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Unformatted text preview: Midterm Review Climatic Determinism/Biological Determinism- Airs Waters Places - Climate and things you are exposed to determines your nature o Its tricky because he doesn’t talk about what happens if you move - He talks about how climate determines your physical nature, which then determines your intellectual nature- You’re more warlike if you govern yourself as opposed to being governed by someone else- Culture also comes in to influence someone’s character- Climate physical intellectual culture- Logos - Macrocephaloi- Aristotle o His teacher is Plato o Logos = reason and speech and rationality o Bounds between soul and body o 3 parts to the soul Logos (the part that controls the other two parts) Appetite Emotions o Scala Naturae (ladder of amount logos each person has) Men Male children Women Female children Natural slave (noted as barbarian) • Slaves aren’t whole beings, but rather parts • Identify difference between mere tools and slaves o Slaves can identify reasoning and carry out the job...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course CLAS 320GM taught by Professor Richter during the Spring '08 term at USC.
- Spring '08