Ancient and Modern Philosophy
Ancient's such as the Egyptians, Persians, and the Mesopotamians lack freedom of thought as the Greeks once did. The world in which we live in has surprising similarities to the way of life brought forth by the Greeks. Characteristics of both the moderns and the ancients are pertinent to our understanding of philosophy and how it has developed throughout history.
The ancients can be simply explained by living in a world of fear. Fears of expression of ones own mind; a fear of regressing from the religion of the tyrant; a fear of being "unholy" in the face of their gods. …
Enter an email address where the link will be sent:
Link to paper: