Megalithic structures
  Covered with earth, it forms a high hill on top of which in the middle ages century the chapel was built, gave it a name. If you walk a…

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Survey of underground structures
Survey of underground structures When designing urban and industrial development, streets and roads availability of comprehensive information on existing and envisaged future of underground engineering networks and facilities is of…

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Cyclopean structures of antiquity

CYCLOPS – in Greek mythology the one-eyed giant living in the cave. The legends about one-eyed giants exist in many Nations. About Cyclops all basically know thanks to the immortal Homer’s “the Odyssey”, in which brave Greek sailors were trapped on a desert island, we decided to spend the night in the cave and as a result found themselves captured by a one-eyed giant-the Cyclops Polyphemus. The easiest, of course, would be to assume a one-eyed giant fiction rich imagination of ancient people, which Homer wrote down the verses.

However, it is still serious evidence for the existence of Cyclops was found. As believed by some modern researchers, the emergence of the legend of the Cyclops was able to contribute. archaeological error. Greeks could be found in some cave on the island of Sicily, the skull of a mammoth (which is still found in Siberia). Large opening of the nasal cavity in the center of the skull could be taken as a single large orbit of the eye, and the relatively small real eye orbit on the sides of the skull would quite not pay attention [“VAW” 1997, N 5]. Today, scientists have information that several thousand years ago around the Mediterranean was inhabited by dwarf elephants, the size of the “one-eyed” of skulls which exceeded several times the human.

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The philosophy of the ancient world

The philosophy of the ancient world


at the rate “PHILOSOPHY”.

Topic 2. “The philosophy of the Ancient world”



1. The doctrine of the cosmos and in man: the problem of existence. A consideration of the nature and

society in the philosophy of the Ancient world.

2. Plato, as the founder of objective idealism.

3. The formation of ancient dialectics.



… In order to understand

the modern state of thought,

the surest way to remember

how humanity came to him…

A. I. Herzen. Letters about the study of nature.

The development of theoretical thinking and the formation of philosophy

imagine a long process, the prerequisites of which may be found on

early stages of human society. Ancient philosophical systems,

trying to find an answer to the question of the origin, the essence of the world and places

the person in it, had a long prehistory, they appeared on

relatively advanced stage of class relations.

The emergence of philosophy is a natural result of the formation and

human development. The rudiments of philosophical ideas begin to appear in

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