publication . Article . 2016

from ancient greek logos to european rationality

APOSTOLOPOULOU GEORGIA;
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  • Published: 09 Dec 2016 Journal: wisdom, volume 2, page 118 (issn: 1829-3824, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khacatur Abovyan
Abstract
<jats:p>Because of history, culture, and politics, European identity has its archetypical elements in ancient Greek culture. Ancient Greek philosophy brought Logos to fore and defined it as the crucial problem and the postulate of the human. We translate the Greek term Logos in English as reason or rationality. These terms, however, do not cover the semantic field of Logos since this includes, among other things, order of being, ground, language, argument etc. The juxtaposition of Logos (reason) to myth makes up the matrix of rationalism. Ancient Greek culture, however, was a culture of Logos (reason) as well as of myth and had enough room for forms, gods, and h...
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free text keywords: Epistemology, Literature, business.industry, business, Rationalism, Ancient Greek philosophy, Ancient Greek grammar, Cartesianism, Logos Bible Software, Ancient Greek, language.human_language, language, Dialectic, Rationality, Philosophy, LOGOS,REASON,RATIONALITY,MYTH,DIALECTICS,ORDER,HUMAN IDENTITY,SUBJECT,FREEDOM,NATURE,PLATO,ARISTOTLE,DESCARTES,KANT,HEGEL,IDEA OF EUROPE
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publication . Article . 2016

from ancient greek logos to european rationality

APOSTOLOPOULOU GEORGIA;