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ERIC Number: ED417112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 75
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In Search of Excellence: Historical Roots of Greek Culture.
Makedon, Alexander
This paper seeks to discover conditions that motivate people to achieve excellence and uses the Greek culture as an example of excellence. The document addresses the basic questions: (1) What were the social conditions that resulted in what is widely known as the "Greek Miracle"?; (2) What motivated the ancient Greeks to excel, especially their young people?; (3) Why were others, especially in the west, so bedazzled by the achievements of the ancient Greeks, that they decided to adopt numerous of their beliefs and values?; and (4) What can we learn from the ancient Greeks today to help motivate our own people to achieve or raise our moral and educational standards? Sections of the paper include: (1) Introduction; (2) "Influence of Ancient Greek Culture in the Philippines"; (3)"Greek Culture from Ancient Times to the Present"; (4) "Genesis of Excellence in Ancient Greek Culture"; and (5) "Synthesis and Conclusion of Reasons for the Genesis of Excellence in Ancient Greek Culture." Contains 26 references. (EH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Greece