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World History - Ancient Greece - Part 3 - Education and Philosophy

World History - Ancient Greece - Part 3 - Education and Philosophy

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    • Philosophy And Education
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    • Philosophy :
      • “ An organized system of thought.”
      • Comes from the Greek term:
      • Love of Wisdom
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    • Thucydides: Greatest Historian of the Ancient World The End of Ancient Greece… As we knew it.
    • Socrates
      • A sculptor, whose true love was Philosophy
      • Taught for no pay.
      • Created the Socratic Method – questions and answers
    • Plato
      • A Student of
      • Socrates
      • The Greatest Philosopher of Western Civilization
      • Unlike Socrates, he
      • wrote down his thinking
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    • Aristotle
      • A student of Plato
      • Wide ranging interests including ethics, logic, politics, poetry, astronomy, geology, biology, and physics.
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    • Herodotus
      • Author of “History of the Persian Wars”
      • It is commonly regarded as the first real history in Western Civilization.
    • Thucydides
      • The greatest historian of the ancient world.
      • An Athenian General who fought in the Peloponnesian War.
      • Wrote “History of the Peloponnesian War”
    • Eratosthenes
      • Astronomer – determined that earth is round calculated circumference 24,676 miles
      • very close to the actual figure.
    • Euclid
      • Mathematician who wrote the Elements, which was a text book on plane geometry that is still used today.