Originally Posted by Smart Parts Player12
Not at all really..Someone created computers because they wanted a fast, more efficient way to communicate. Not because they studied the Greek Classics.
mathematics comes from ancient greek philosophers, at least abstract mathematics. calculators came from mathematics. computers came from calculators. Internet connects computers. Ergo, ancient greek philosophers must be included in those responsible for the internet and computers.
or if you want a more direct, post-fall of rome connection, Islamic philosophers created our current mathematical system from studying ancient greek texts, bringing it to medieval europe through the church, etc etc.
embodied, I think philosophy is the structured discovery of the unimaginable. While you can sit around smoking weed and "philosophize" all you want, don't mistake professional philosophy for the dime-store hippie variety.