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Ancient Greek and Indian Culture

Summary: Demonstrates the differences between how the ancient Greeks (Athenians) were different from the ancient indians in their thoughts on knowledge and the individual's role in society. Compares the ideas of ancient Greek philosophers and Hindu philosophy.
Ancient Greeks and Ancient Indians had very different methods for finding knowledge and wisdom. Greeks found wisdom through philosophy. One of their famous philosophers was Socrates. Socrates thought that wisdom came from examining oneself and questioning everything one believes. Greeks found wisdom within themselves and thought that by questioning things like thought, knowledge, and human beliefs, they would be able to find the answers themselves and understand them better. Another famous philosopher was Aristotle. Unlike Socrates, Aristotle believed knowledge was found through reason. One of the Greek quotes that supports this is, "Since human reason is the most godlike part of human nature, life guided by human reason is superior to any other." Aristotle created the scientific method, which are the rules for arguing based on logic and reason. Greeks believed that knowledge comes from reason and that everything must have a legitimate proof to be true. The...

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