Greek Philosophers, Pt. 2
Plato was a student of Socrates
Wrote Dialogues to document the work of Socrates
Established the Academy- a school of philosophy which taught philosophy, mathematics, and gymnastics
The Academy is regarded as the earliest ancestor of the modern university
Answer this philosophical question: How should we live?
World of Ideas
Plato believed their must be a reality behind the material world
Our body exists in the material world, our souls exist in the World of Ideas
Plato rejected the ideas, in favor of logical thought and reasoning
Assignment: Edpuzzle "Allegory of the Cave"
Was a student of Plato
Was interested in studying nature
Was Europe's first great biologist
Founded and classified the various sciences
Answer this philosophical question: Where does the world come from?
Founded the science of logic
Example: Every Greek is human. Every human is mortal. Therefore, every mortal is human.
Every student is human. Every human has huge potential. Therefore, every student has huge potential!
Which Greek philosopher was the most influential?
Which philosopher was a student of Socrates?