Which of the following statements accurately reflects the historical underpinnings of analytic and holistic thinking?

Which of the following statements accurately reflects the historical underpinnings of analytic and holistic thinking?
A) Philosophical traditions in Greece emphasized that people are disconnected from their physical and social environments and thus encouraged a more analytic way of thinking about the world.
B) Confucius argued that the world is a collection of distinct people, places, and things, a perspective on the world that encouraged a more holistic way of thinking.
C) Plato and Aristotle perceived objects as possessing specific properties that defined them and their actions, a perspective that encouraged a more analytic way of thinking.
D) Analytic thinking is common in the West today because 2,000 years ago the Greeks had a less developed philosophical tradition than the Chinese.
E) Holistic thinking is common in the East today because 2,000 years ago, the Chinese had a less developed scientific tradition than the Greeks.

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