Greek Philosophy : Surprisingly Modern Wisdom From Ancient Greeks

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Greek Philosophy : Surprisingly Modern Wisdom From Ancient Greeks



Classical Greece, the miraculous age of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle, was a turning point for humankind. A refreshing breeze seemed to blow from the Ionian coast westwards, stirring man into awareness. For the first time in history, philosophy and rational thought emerged from the mythological dream-world, freeing the human spirit and triggering a cultural evolution which, within the next two thousand years, would transform our species more radically than the previous two hundred thousand had done. The sole purpose of this little book is to provide small, juicy bits and snapshots of the Greek philosophical thought, which remain as pertinent and well-timed as ever. The coexistence of the "original" Ancient Greek Language with the English one, inspires the readers, as lovers of wisdom, to seek more, such as the true meaning of the word philosophy.

Category: Ancient Greece-Philosophy

ISBN: 978-960-491-104-2

Pages: 117

Bookbinding: Hard cover

Languages: Ancient Greek-English

Year of publishing: 2016

Publisher: Papasotiriou Publications


Helen Gagatsiu


16.5 x 16.5 cm

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About the artist: Helen Gagatsiu

Helen Gagatsiu has been translating and writing books for more than two decades. Her work focuses on science and philosophy with a particular interest in the relationship between these two fields. Her time is divided between the translation of scientific books such as "Digital Communications and Microelectronics" and translating great works like the "Art of War" by Sun Tzu and the plays of Shakespeare.