RE: MD food for thought

From: Erin Noonan (
Date: Thu Sep 12 2002 - 21:08:08 BST

Thomas:>>Small but fascinating detail: According to some scholars the ancient
>>Greeks didn't have concepts for what we later called subject and
>>object. Especially in Homer's writings these terms are apparently
>>not found. This gives some extremely interesting perspectives for

Erin: They may have not referred to "subject" and "objects"
but they have used other substitutions?
Animate and Inanimate terms?
 Just because they didn't use these terms in seems hasty to say they
didn't have a concept of subject and object.
For example I don't see them thinking that an object like a chair
is observing them.

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