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Sciences of Ancient Greece
Symposium on Ancient Greece: Supporting Exhibits
  • Kirstin Duffin, Eastern Illinois University
  • Pamela Ferrell, Eastern Illinois University
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1-1-2012
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The ancient Greeks revolutionized the field of science for Western civilization. What was it that made these ancient scientists so pioneering? Greeks of ancient times were curious and engaged in an interactive sense of wonderment with the world in which they lived. No longer was science merely practical; to the Greeks, science was also a study of the theoretical, and it was done for the sheer joy of discovery.
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Kirstin Duffin and Pamela Ferrell. "Sciences of Ancient Greece" (2012)
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