The College Board not only wants you to know about the major religions that took off in this era, they also want you to know some philosophy.  In this case, the Philosophy of the Greeks and Romans.  The word, "Philosophy" literally translates to "Love of Wisdom".  Greco-Roman Philosophy is the foundation of "The West".

The College Board not only wants you to know about the major religions that took off in this era, they also want you to know some philosophy.  In this case, the Philosophy of the Greeks and Romans.  The word, "Philosophy" literally translates to "Love of Wisdom".  Greco-Roman Philosophy is the foundation of "The West".

The core ideas in Greco-Roman philosophy and science emphasized logic, empirical observation, and the nature of political power and hierarchy

The Greco-Roman world.

The Greco-Roman world.

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CLIP ONE: ANCIENT GREEK PHILOSOPHY
(from DISCOVERY EDUCATION)

CLIP TWO: The ALLEGORY of the CAVE