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Ancient Greek Project

Ancient Greek Phlisophy

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Ancient Greek Philosophy Introduction This presentation is about Greek Philosophy and how it has affected and contributed itself to society.

Greek Philosophy was the subject that had started all aspects of learning, scientists still use the philosophy of Philosophers for their study's today.

Philosophy consisted of two words in it: ''Philo'' and ''Sophy'', both words are in greek, Philo meant Love and Sophia (Sophy), meant wisdom, when these two words are put together they form Philosophy and Philosophy means On love of Wisdom from truth and reality.

I hope you enjoy my presentation today. Mainly this is what Philosophy is Philosophers of Ancient Greece 7th century B.C.E:

Thales of Miletus

6th century B.C.E:


5th century B.C.E:


4th century B.C.E

Zeno of Cetium
Aristarchos Important Philosophers Thales of Miletus, I considered Thales to be important becuase he was the first of the Greek Philosophers, he traveled to Egypt to study, he learned and taught astronomy and navigation, he also believed that water was the source to all life, I considered him to be important not becuase of what he taught but becuase he inspired people to follow his steps and become philosophers themselves, you have seen how many other people have dedicated themselves to be philosophers and follow in the footsteps of the philosophers before them.

Birth: 636 B.C.E
Died: Peacfully after 547 B.C.E
Birthplace: Ioinia
Acomplishments: First Greek Philosopher
Studied: Astronomy, Navigation Table of Contents: Introduction 1st
What is Philosophy 2nd:
(Mainly this is Philosophy,
Who are the Philosophers 3rd
Important Philosophers 4th:
How has Philosophy affected world today 5th
Bibliography 6th
Conclusion Statement 7th
Visual Aid 8th Thales of Miletus Socrates of Athens, he was considered to be the wisest of all men, he taught about life and how to live well, he was famous for his way of thinking, and for his way of speaking, his teachings changed culture, Socrates made people think in ways that make the world a better place, Socratic irony was named after him, it is an art of teaching that makes students challenge themselves, he taught people how to think open mindedly, becuase of his theories, it has changed all cultures full of open minded people, his teachings advanced ways of life, all of what Socrates was trying to teach did not take action until his death,he was to choose between teaching and die or stop teaching and live, he chose what was better for the people that was keep teaching until he was killed, he was killed becuase the council thought his teaching was wrong and they gave him a poison that killed him.

Birth: 470 B.C.E
Death: 390 B.C.E
Birthplace: Athens
Acomplishments: Made people think further into life
Studied: Living well, Life Plato, he was one of the most famous philosophers known, he was one of Socrates pupils and was learning from him until 399 B.C.E, it was Plato that discovered a system of learning known as the Academy, Plato's name was originally Aristocles, although his teacher called him Plato, either becuase of his wide shoulders or his speechcraft, Plato was given a name platonic which meant love.
Aristotle Plato's pupil also another famous philosopher, followed in Plato's footsteps, Aristotle became a philosopher after the death of Plato

Birth: Between 428 & 427 B.C.E
Death: 347 B.C.E
acomplishments: Came upon first
Studied: Education to the people Aristotles, considered to be one of the most important philosophers, he was born in Stagira in Macedonia he was a pupil of Plato and the Tutor of Alexander the Great, he taught logic, nature, psychology, ethics, politics, and art, he was a man of logic and common sense, he used the same logic sherlock holmes used to solve cases if you have ever read the book or have seen the movie, when he was 17, he traveled to Athens to attend the Academy that Plato had found, he stayed until Plato layed on his deathbed on 347 B.C.E, Aristotle had been migrating from place to place until 343 B.C.E, until he became the teacher of Alexander the Great.
In 336 B.C.E Alexander's father Phillip of Macedonia was Assassinated, in 335 B.C.E Aristotle returned to Athens In 323 B.C.E, Alexander the Great died and Athens confirmed war against the inheritor of Alexander the Great, Antipon. Aristotle was considered an Anti-Athenian and Pro Macedonian, and was afflicted with injustice, he was exiled into Chalcis where he died of digestive ailment in 322 B.C.E at the age of 63.

Birth: 384 B.C.E
Death: 322 B.C.E
Birthplace: Stagira in Macedonia
Acomplishments: Tutor of Alexander the Great
Studied: logic, nature, psychology, ethics, politics, and art How Philosophy affects our world today? Pilosophy means the love and pursuit of wisdom, meaning that people search for the knowledge and truth, it expands the minds of people and only ignorant and the weak minded try to avoid it, it has advanced us in technology, in knowledge, in life, look back at 600 B.C.E., they used swords, and candles and horses, but today we have mobiles, cars and advanced weapons, this had started becuase of open minded people that philosophers had helped with opening, so they inspire people to do greater things than the average. Thank you for listening to our presentation and I hope you have benefitted alot from my presentation and hope you can use this information in the future. By: Yusuf Al- Matooq
7-2 Mr. Aaron Delane Bibliography Gill, N.s. "Timeline of Greek and Roman Philosophers." Ancient / Classical History - Ancient Greece & Rome & Classics Research Guide. Web. 24 Apr. 2010. <http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/greekphilosophy/a/TimeLPhilosophr.htm>. "Google Images." Google. Web. 24 Apr. 2010. <http://images.google.com.kw/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi>. Visual Aid Although this is just a head start and not a complete video
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