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The Ancient Economies And Features Ancient Economic Thought That Emerged Under The Influence Of Tradition And Polytheistic Religions (Antik Çağ Ekonomileri ve Gelenek ile Çok Tanrılı Dinlerin Etkisinde Oluşan...)

Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC VALUE STUDIES (JAVS-Javstudies) (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Page : 46-64

Keywords : Ancient Economies; Egyptian Civilization; Mesopotamia Civilization; Ancient Greek Thought; Aristoteles; Spirit of Conquest; Tradition; Religion; Antik Çağ Ekonomileri; Mısır Medeniyeti; Mezopotamya Medeniyeti; Antik Yunan Düşüncesi;

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Abstract

Eastern civilizations of ancient age could not progress in economic thought as economic development. Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations participated in trade by developing agriculture and they prospered. New forms of production of Egypt and Mesopotamia civilization has affected other communities by spreading to the world. But the economic potential of the world's western civilization was lower, therefore the economic growth in Western civilization developed with the gains of conquest in addition to trade. Religion was comparatively less effective on the World's western civilization and these civilizations were moving secular feature. In this regard, economic thought in western civilization progressed under the influence of mind. Accordingly, economic practises in western civilization mostly relied on tradition and thought and these were less influenced by religion. Economic thought in Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations as a sub-element of philosophy, history, literature and political science, based in part on the mind but substantially it shaped according to tradition and couldn’t wander from aristocratic value judgments. In eastern civilizations of ancient age couldn’t be made headway in philosophy, politics, history and law, economic thought didn’t develop too. Economic logic was shaped according to tradition and religion and economic thought remained within the value system of the aristocracy.

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