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Prospectuses of Geniuses in the Greek Empire

            Many of the subjects we study in present day schools like mathematics are many of the things ancient Greek scholars invented. Men including Archimedes of Syracuse, Pythagoras, Pluto and Claudius were apart of these findings. These ancient Greek men showed use of their talent by thinking of new inventions to make an entire world different. The ancient Greek Empire had many new technologies making them the most advanced in their time. Greeks had a Hellenistic way of thinking which means to become more Greek. They focused on scientific thinking and why certain things happen in the world. But with further research we must ask the question why do so many geniuses come out of the Greek Empire? How do they learn many of their thinking skills and why don’t other empires produce as many scholars as the Greek empire? These following sources will help us answer the questions of how the ancient Greek Empire produced geniuses and how their thinking was different from other empires.

 New World Encyclopedia contributors, “Archimedes,” New World Encyclopedia, http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Archimedes?oldid=727132 (accessed October 19, 2010).

Archimedes was a great thinker who made an entire world different with his genius thinking. He invented mathematics, astronomy thinking, and also helped saved his country with his claw of Archimedes.

This encyclopedia site helps learning a deeper meaning on Archimedes. He did many things that helped make the Greek empire an advanced empire of its time.

Upshur, Jiu-Hwa., George H.Cassar, Richard D. Goff, James P. Holoka, and Janice Terry. World History. Boston: Wadsworth, World History Comprehensive Volume, Cenage Learning (2005)

The Greek Empire has a long tradition of philosophical inquiry. There were many questions that were asked about the world and how the physical world worked.

This book helped learning how the Greek people thought and why they asked questions. This can also tell why the other empires did not think in this manner.

Hubpages Authors. “Greek Philosopher Socrates”, http://hubpages.com/hub/Greek-

            Philosopher-Socrates (accessed October 19, 2010).

Socrates is one of the first philosophers in ancient Greece. He helped with the findings of many things. He also was a teacher and many of his students or followers taught his teachings throughout Greece. 

This site helps with finding out about Socrates and his thinking and how he was one of the finding fathers of philosophy. He is a great man and a genius.  

Raymond, Dwayne. 2010. “Polarity and Inseparability: The Foundation of the Apodictic Portion of Aristotle’s Modal Logic.” History & Philosophy of Logic 31, no. 3: 193-218. Religion and Philosophy Collection, EBSCOhost (accessed October 19, 2010).

 Dwayne Raymond talks about how Aristotle’s philosophy is now used in present day. He explains that Aristotle used of science including polar and nonpolar subjects. We now use these finding as logic in modern day.

This journal talks about some of the philosophy of Aristotle. It helps me bring the philosophy of ancient Greek to the modern day world.

Gill, Christopher. 2010. “Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy (and Medical History).” Phronesis 55, no. 3: 271-277. Religion and Philosophy Collection, EBSCOhost (accessed October 19, 2010).

Christopher Gill talks about many of the ancient books in ancient Greece. These books explore the Hellenistic thinking of these people. Many of the books tell why many were questioning the world.

This journal site tells information about the Hellenistic thinking and why many people thought the way they thought.

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