On Greek Spirit, Hegel

The Greek Spirit: For the Greeks only *watch* the objects of Nature, and form *surmises* respecting them; inquiring, in the depths of their souls, for the hidden meaning. According to Aristotle's dictum, that Philosophy proceeds from Wonder, the Greek view of Nature also proceeds from wonder of this kind. Not that in their experience, Spirit…Read more On Greek Spirit, Hegel

Meteora (c)

0% c. Mary Kathryn Gough Black & White film 100 or 400, Jan 2005 Monastics used to climb up into these crags and crevices to pray and meditate. There were then monasteries built near the top of some, with wrist-thick rope nets let down on pulleys for visitors. Since then, steps have been carved into…Read more Meteora (c)

The Great Wars & Athenian Ascendancy

The Great Wars and Athenian Ascendancy The Formation of an Athenian Empire c. Mary Kathryn Gough (Katie Gough), Ancient Western Civ.,  7/22/02 Essay 2 The 5th century B.C. and its whirlwind of changes marked the beginning of a new way of life for the ancient Greeks. Ever since the Dark Ages, ‘Greece’ had been a…Read more The Great Wars & Athenian Ascendancy