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Ancient Greek Psychology

Green, Christopher D. (2002) Ancient Greek Psychology.

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Abstract

The idea of the mind was first systematically explored in ancient Greece. The main figures in this exploration were the early Presocratic philosophers, Plato, Artistotle, and the Hippocratic physicians. The key issues for them were the basic nature of the mind (i.e., what it is made of), and the various parts or functions it has. They also made some early discoveries about the relation between the mind and the brain.

EPrint Type:Preprint
Subjects:Chronology > Ancient
Geography > Europe
Psychology > General
Theory > Philosophy of Mind
Theory > Philosophy of Science
ID Code:86
Deposited By:Green, Christopher D.
Deposited On:05 September 2002