What is Ancient Philosophy?

What is Ancient Philosophy?

July 1, 2021 Off By Felso

Greek and Roman philosophies

BC Beginning in the 8th century AD. It covers the Greek and Roman cultures that ended in the 5th century.

The distinctive feature of ancient philosophy is that for the first time in the history of thought, it was aimed to know in order to know. Ancient Egypt, China, India etc. In philosophies such as, it is aimed to know in order to use it. The system of thought, which is called Western thought and eventually gave birth to contemporary general thought, begins with the philosophy of the Ancient Age.

The most valid problems of contemporary thought were put forward in Antiquity and directed in the necessary direction. The ancient Greeks saw themselves as a part of the universal unity, found a harmony (harmonia) in the cosmic turmoil and interpreted all the problems in their minds from this perspective.