Essays Tagged: "Ancient Greek philosophy"

Greek Philosophy.

delving into the moral and mental nature of man and dealing with the practical problems of life.The ancient Greeks mirrored their nature, beliefs, morals and customs in Greek Philosophy. Through under ... morals and customs in Greek Philosophy. Through understanding Greek Philosophy, we can see how the ancient Greeks regard the world around them. Greek Philosophy filled the void in the spiritual and m ...

(4 pages) 253 0 4.3 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

this essay is over the events and studys of aristotles life there is a work sited page and work sited in the essay also

Organon ("instrument"), "they provided the means by which positive knowledge is to be attained ". (Greek Philosopher pg. 23). Aristotle's works on natural science included Physics, which gives a vast ... st cause, as pure intellect, perfect in unity, immutable and as he said, "the thought of thought", (Greek Philosophers pg. 28), is given in the Metaphysics. To his son Nicomachus he dedicated his work ...

(6 pages) 150 0 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

The influence of Aristotle on Alfarabi

dying the art of linguistics, philosophy, and logic. His teachers were Syrian Christians experts in Greek philosophy. He studied Aristotle and Plato in detail, and it became evident in his later writi ... on the theory of emanation, as well as the theory of knowledge, in addition to his commentaries on Greek philosophers.The Greek influence is clearly present in his works, especially with his Opinions ...

(6 pages) 59 0 4.6 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy


AristotleOne of the greatest thinkers of all time was Aristotle-322 BC, the Ancient Greek philosopher. He has practically influenced every area of present day thinking. His mai ...

(2 pages) 107 1 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Aristotle's life and achievements

Aristotle was a famous Greek philosopher and scientist that lived from 384 to 322 BC. He is ranked with Socrates and Plato ... ing or event, he thought, has more than one "reason" to explain what, why, and where it is. Earlier Greek thinkers assumed that only one sort of cause could be explanatory, while Aristotle proposed fo ...

(4 pages) 130 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Ancient Greeks in 400B.C.

The Ancient Greeks, who existed from around 400 BCE until the year 0, had many contributions to our soci ... today. They affected our forms of government, our sciences and mathematics, and our philosophy. The Ancient Greeks have played a large role on our society.The Ancient Greeks have provided us with a de ... emocratic government. A democratic government favors the many instead of the few. (Doc. 3) Like the Ancient Greek's form of democracy, everyone is able to advance in their social standing. Similar to ...

(1 pages) 71 0 2.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History


cher Plato (author of The Republic), Aristotle is generally regarded as one of the most influential ancient thinkers in a number of philosophical fields, including political theory. Aristotle's' writi ... er ever. His ideas reflect this title. Aristotle's system of philosophy was never as influential in ancient times as Plato's. Indeed, Aristotle's works may not have been published for some centuries a ...

(2 pages) 118 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Ethical Hedonism.

ght, and, conversely, what increases pain is wrong. Ethical Hedonism is usually associated with the Ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus who taught people that our goal in life should be to minimize pai ...

(1 pages) 87 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Father of Logic Aristotilian Logic

The main credited "father of logic" is widely considered to be the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. Interested in every area of human knowledge about the world, Ar ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Aristotle His Life, Works, and Influence

ilosopher and scientist shared with Plato and Socrates the title of being one of the most famous of Ancient philosophers? The largely influential Aristotle is the answer.Aristotle was born in Macedoni ... of the history of Athens.Aristotle's InfluenceAristotle's works were accepted in many lands of the ancient world. Aristotle's works were lost in the west after the decline of Rome. During the 9th cen ...

(5 pages) 115 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


He was a Greek philosopher and scientist,who shares with Plato being considered the most famous of ancient philosophers. He was born atStagira, in Macedonia, the son of a physician to the royal court ...

(4 pages) 82 1 3.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy


totle384-322 BCEIntroductionWho was Aristotle? Many consider Aristotle as one of the three greatest ancient Greek philosophers. His work has greatly influenced both western philosophy and western theo ... and western theology. The writings of both Plato and Aristotle shaped and formed the foundation of ancient Greek philosophy. It was Socrates that finally finished their ideas.Aristotle is known for b ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Aristotle's Change

appeals to Aristotle's four causes be considered "scientific" explanations of phenomena?IntroductionGreek philosophers are considered to be the founders of modern philosophy. Their thoughts, ideas, as ... and understandings about the world lead to the foundation of thought later in history. Aristotle, a Greek philosopher, born in 384 B.C., and was a follower of Plato. However, Aristotle had a view of c ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

The Most Influential Philosopher in History, Plato

The Greek philosopher we all know as Plato wasn't actually named Plato. The birth name given to him by h ... Kings" things would never go well in the world. For several years he traveled around the citied of Greek, Africa, and Italy, finally returning to Athens in 387 B.C. Supposedly when Plato was enroute ... hool which he named "The Academy" because his school was founded on the grounds of a once legendary Greek called Academus. At his academy he became the mentor of the great Greek Philosopher Aristotles ...

(4 pages) 99 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Origins Of Logic

r to use an extended argument for his views, rather than merely proposing his vision of reality. In ancient Greece such philosophers as Gorgias, Hippias, Prodicus, and Protagoras (5th century BC) all ... erms, and mathematical symbols have replaced ordinary language. What most distinguishes modern from ancient and traditional logic is not an only its reliance on symbolic techniques and mathematical me ...

(3 pages) 35 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


Plato Plato is one of the most important philosophers in ancient Greek philosophy. He did several extraordinary works in mostly in dialogue form. The Republi ...

(4 pages) 28 1 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ople of this time who believe in fantastic myths and long tails. Furthermore he became the greatest Greek philosophers of all times. Aristotle was born in 384 BC, at Stagirus. Aristotle was a student ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Influences of socratic philoso

tory of philosophy.To begin, after about 450 B.C., Athens was considered the cultural center of the Greek world, and from then on, Athenian philosophy took a new direction. In the past, the Greek worl ... tural philosophers (or pre-Socratic, since they were born before Socrates), which were the earliest Greek philosophers, and were mainly concerned with the natural or physical world and it's processes. ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Education Speech

ence on our youth of today. This has been a rising issue since the time of Socrates. Socrates was a Greek philosopher who believed that to be truly educated, one must possess certain personal virtues. ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Moral Character and Cheating In Sport

HARACTER AND CHEATING IN SPORTAndreia, sophrosyne, dikiaosyne and sadphronesis; those familiar with ancient Greek language are aware that these are the four virtue ethics of ancient Greece, translatin ... idual a sort of morally admirable person; having good moral character. When applying this to sport, Ancient Greek philosophers, such as Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle believed sporting contests elicit ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics