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Ch 4 Greece 3


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

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Ch 4 Greece 3

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