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What is Cylon's coup d'etat?
ATHENS
ABRUPT SEIZURE OF POWER (OVERNIGHT) - CYLON TRIED TO SEIZE POWER FROM ARISTOCRATS
Who is the Athenian nobleman that is delegated to write a code of law for Athens, making it possible for anyone to appeal an unfair decision?
DRACO
(this is a repsonse to Cylon's failure)
Who is entitled at the "Father of Democracy" in Athens?
SOLON
What steps did Solon take?
ATHENS
1. LOWERED PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS SO MORE PEOPLE CAN HAVE THE RIGHT TO VOTE
2. REFORM JUDICIAL PROCESS - TRIALS ARE HELD BY JURY
Who interrupted democratic changes? He exiled many nobles and political enemies.
ATHENS
PISISTRATUS
This man is put in power BY the nobles; goes to great lengths to make govt democratic; divides Athens into the Council of 500.
CLEISTHENES
What is the Council of 500?
ATHENS
A DIVISION OF 10 TRIBES IN ATHENS WHICH EACH ELECT 50 COUNSELORS WHO JOIN THIS GROUP TO PROVIDE GREATER OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVERYONE'S VOICES TO BE HEARD.
GREEK PHILOSOPHY:
Who wanted and encouraged people to act in a moral/ethical way - get away from tradition?
ATHENS
SOCRATES
"KNOW THYSELF"
"KNOWLEDGE IS VIRTURE"
(blamed for losing Peloponnesian War)
What is the Socratic Method?
SERIES OF QUESTIONS USING DEDUCTIVE LOGIC
GREEK PHILOSOPHY:
Who believed that everything you perceive empirically is just an imperfect copy of reality? *Believed in a separate realm of ideals.
PLATO
"ALLEGORY OF CAVE"
GREEK PHILOSOPHY:
Doesn't believe ideals can have separate time outside this world, DID believe in syllogism.
ARISTOTLE
(Plato's student, but completely opposite)
What is syllogism?
MATHEMATICAL FORM OF DEDUCTIVE LOGIC
(major, minor, conclusion)