Keywords : basis

The ancient Iraqi philosophical thought is a base for Greek philosophy

Shaalan Kamel Ismail

Athar Alrafedain, 2012, Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 113-118
DOI: 10.33899/athar.2012.69695

It became known to researchers in the history of Greek philosophy that this thought was not a local Greek innovation in those distinct limited centuries between the eighth century to the third century BC. Rather, it is the outcome of human creativity presented by the ancient Iraqi civilization and other civilizations of the ancient East since many centuries BC and that huge intellectual outcome that the Greeks inherited during their prosperity in the sixth century BC. And they benefit from and sorted out a new thought that influenced their character and personality.