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Why Ancient greece was advanced in all aspects like science ,maths, philosphy ,literature etc ?

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Asked by joyesh chakraborty, 20 Mar '12 01:20 pm
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Philosophy was considered the master science of all subjects earlier. Thus it embraced every discipline including science and mathematics. No wonder why a doctorate in Science receives a Ph. D. degree (Doctor of Philosophy). Greese had a very deep philosophical back ground since many years and that helped it to advance in all the subjects. More or less same reason for the Advancement in different fields by ancient Indians.
Answered by Arakuzha Ramachandran, 20 Mar '12 01:25 pm

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The "practical side" is a new method that emerged also in the era of Muslims, especially when the Islamic civilization is compared to the Greek and Hellenistic civilizations.

Ancient scientists before Islam developed various theories, most of which were correct and genius. However, most of these theories remained confined to papers and folders despite their authenticity and accuracy. Practical application had no existence in people's life, and this is what we mean by the practical side in science, where theories are applied in away that serves and benefits humanity even in the means of entertainment.

When Muslims came and worked to reconstruct and reform the planet, Muslim scholars began to turn every correct theory into a useful work that achieves good for people.

One of the relevant examples is what was done by the sons of Musa ibn Shakir[1], as they invented irrigation machines and machines for lifting water to mountains. They also invented watches, relying on old theories ...more
Answered by z, 20 Mar '12 01:23 pm

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