This concept associated with Ancient Greece marked the way of reasoning of the first thinkers. Greek philosophy is traversed by tensions and distensions between humans and the gods. The reflections and narrations that concern themselves with the relationship between the mortal and the divine, the wrong and the perfect, the order and the excess are
Atomism, which emerged in Ancient Greece, began to shape the concept of the atom. We don’t know a lot. Reality is something complex and difficult to interpret, to which humanity has gone over time trying to provide a plausible explanation. Religion, philosophy and science are some of the main ways through which it has been
A review of the history and stages of development of Greek medicine. You can talk about as many medicines as there have been cultures and historical periods. The way in which human diseases have been treated and approached are very varied and have depended on the historical context in which the doctor lived. Greek medicine
A great doctor and politician who left us an exceptional philosophical legacy. Empedocles of Agrigento (495 BC – 444 BC) was a prominent Greek philosopher and politician. Ancient Greece, Empedocles played an important role in the development of rationalist philosophy. Very influenced by the ideas of Parmenides, he believed in the immutability of what exists.
These are the most famous reflections of the Greek philosopher who proposed the “arché”. Anaximander of Miletus (610 BC – 545 BC) was a philosopher and geographer of special importance in Hellenic thought. Like his teacher Thales, Anaximander was born in the city of Miletus, and shared teachings and reflections with Anaximenes, who was his
A metaphor that tries to explain the double reality that we perceive. Plato’s myth of the cave is one of the great allegories of idealistic philosophy that has so marked the way of thinking of Western cultures. Understanding it means knowing the styles of thought that for centuries have been dominant in Europe and America,
A selection of stories invented by this famous Ancient Greek fabulist. It is more than likely that throughout our lives we have heard or have been told a fable on occasion. These types of stories are narratives similar to stories generally starring animals, gods or inanimate objects but that in the narrative have characteristics of
Such was the life and scientific legacy of the Greek mathematician Archimedes of Syracuse. Classical Antiquity was a turbulent time but, at the same time, full of new advances and a development of science so significant that, if it had not been for the Middle Ages, surely we would have gone much further from where