Yet here is the great gymnasium; here is the mighty theatre, wherein I have seen seventy thousand men assembled; here is the
; there is the font where the sainted John the Baptist immersed the converts; yonder is the prison of the good St.
Well, and about the business of the
, dealings and the ordinary dealings between man and man, or again about agreements with the commencement with artisans; about insult and injury, of the commencement of actions, and the appointment of juries, what would you say?
de Orat.); and the loose and desultory style is an imitation of the ‘accustomed manner’ in which Socrates spoke in ‘the
and among the tables of the money-changers.’ The allusion in the Crito may, perhaps, be adduced as a further evidence of the literal accuracy of some parts.
Project is a form of discursive organization proposed by Banathy (2000).
Thus, whereas the Ancient Greek
were a physical public space located in the center of town, the current global society, having grown too large for a similar meeting place, must meet in part in a virtual network.
The 47th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS) selected as its theme Conscious Evolution of Humanity: Using Systems Thinking to Construct
of the Global Village.
Boundary-spanning dialogue across disciplines and civilizations, if conducted wisely, can generate democratic agreement on the courses we must pursue to create
and avoid domination by elites.
The 47th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences (ISSS), which was held in Crete between 6 and 11 July 2003, addressed the issue of the Conscious Evolution of Humanity: Using Systems Thinking to Construct
of the Global Village.
This presentation might bring some new perspective to the issue and also connect with the initiation of the
of the 21st century, which was a major theme of this international conference.
The conference theme, `Conscious evolution of humanity: using systems thinking to construct
of the global village’, has been chosen to focus attention on: (a) the challenge facing humanity as it transforms from `evolutionary consciousness’ to `conscious evolution’, and (b) the role systems thinking must play in constructing twenty-first-century
in the context of globalization.
of the City States of the Classical Greeks were public spheres where democracy was lived by citizens who made collective decisions about issues affecting their daily lives.
Thefifthseason of excavations at thePaphos
, carried out by the Department of Classical Archaeology of the Institute of Archaeology, Jagiellonian University in KrakEw, Poland, have been completed, the Antiquities Department said on Thursday.