Flashcards - Hellenism & Athens

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Archimedes
Archimedes of Syracuse was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer
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Plato
Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world
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The Realm of Forms
Plato's theory of Forms or theory of Ideas argues that non-physical forms represent the most accurate reality
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belief
Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case, with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty
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syllogism
A syllogism is a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true
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mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
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tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
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tragedy
Tragedy is a form of drama based on human suffering that invokes an accompanying catharsis or pleasure in audiences
mean
In mathematics, mean has several different definitions depending on the context
syllogism
A syllogism is a kind of logical argument that applies deductive reasoning to arrive at a conclusion based on two or more propositions that are asserted or assumed to be true
belief
Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case, with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty
The Realm of Forms
Plato's theory of Forms or theory of Ideas argues that non-physical forms represent the most accurate reality
Plato
Plato was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world
Archimedes
Archimedes of Syracuse was an Ancient Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, inventor, and astronomer
Euclid
Euclid , sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "father of geometry"
Parthenon
The Parthenon is a former temple, on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron
Aeschylus
Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian
satyr plays
Satyr plays were an ancient Greek form of tragicomedy, similar in spirit to the bawdy satire of burlesque
Sophocles
Sophocles is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived
Allegory of the Cave
The Allegory of the Cave was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in his work the Republic to compare "the effect of education and the lack of it on our nature"
Ptolemy
Claudius Ptolemy was a Greco-Egyptian writer, known as a mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology

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