Ancient Greek medicine was a compilation of theories and practices that were
constantly ... Another way ancient Greeks sought relief from their ailments was
through help from the healing god Asclepi...
The Greeks had a word for it, physis, first used in a prominent way by Heraclitus,
... Growth occurs on its own, undisturbed, but according to a predetermined and ...
Jun 11, 2013 ... Their main concern was to come up with a cosmological theory purely based on
... Before the time of Socrates, philosophers' main concern had been the .... since
the outcome of our attempt is not fully under our own control.
Historical materialists would be untrue to their own principles if they failed to ....
Thucydides, the pre-eminent Greek historian, declared that he had written his ...
suggested that the ancient Greeks had contributed ... supplying their city states
with the finest possible ..... criticizes Plato's views and then proposes his own.
Greek astronomy is understood to include the ancient Greek, Hellenistic, ... to
ethnic Greeks, as the Greek language had become the language of scholarship
throughout ... and theories gradually gleaned from their older neighbors across
the sea, ... One early and popular cult, that of Orpheus, developed its own of gods
The Greek culture had its own musical ideas. In fact, the Greek philosophers
expanded their theories beyond the soothing powers of music to the ethical
Aug 3, 2004 ... Virtue is a general term that translates the Greek word aretê. .... Each theory, as
we shall see, has its own approach to the nature of the link ... Of course, the
ancients had a rough idea of what just actions were; and this rough ...
Sep 6, 2010 ... In the case of political philosophy in particular, the ancient Greek classification ...
Thus while all societies have had politics, and also organized reflection on .... the
powerful in any city imposing laws to serve their own interests. ..... Politics, see
the entry on Aristotle's political theory) needs to have a ...
Sep 27, 2006 ... This is significant, given that Aristotle's ethical theory is (like Plato's) 'eudaimonist'
..... But the picture is over-simple because the Greeks had room in their .... The
other major order of friars, the Franciscan, had its own school of ...