CITY as the RESOURCE of PHILOSOPHYJournal: Uludağ University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Journal of Social Sciences (Vol.18, No. 32)
Publication Date: 2017-01-31
Authors : Muhsin YILMAZ;
Page : 131-139
Keywords : Philosophy; Ancient Greek; city; Agora;
The relation between the concepts of philosophy and the city in the sense of the resource of philosophy is discussed and clarified. Why the philosophical manner of thinking which defined as “the causes of the creation or generation in the natural world should be searched in the frontier of natural world and the autonomous reason of man should be the only and adequate means” by Guthrie comes out form Ancient Greek instead of Ancient Egypt or other cultural realms? Agora which makes it possible to dispute in objectifying manner besides keeps also to think philosophically is an agent differs Ancient Greek form other similar cultures. One could talk in this sense about a parallelism between the philosophical manner of thinking and Ancient Greek's way of life, i.e. Agora.
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