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That which alone is wise is one; it is willing and unwilling to be called by the
name of Zeus. 33. To obey the will of one man is also Law (political law, Nomos).
34. Not understanding, although they have heard, they are like the deaf. The
And those who have understanding testify to this when they say: 'Such-and-such
a wise man is dead, but not his wisdom.' 31. EMPEDOCLES OF ACRAGAS
Empedocles of Acragas was in his prime about 450 B.c. He wrote two poems in ...
(26) Do you consider the wise to be foolish or sensible? If you say 'foolish', this is
original but untrue. If 'sensible', then sensible men do not commit the greatest
crimes, or prefer evil to the good they have. If I am wise, I did not err. If I erred, I
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A definitely must read for any Philosophy student or anyone interested in knowing the origins of Western thought. Here you find all the known fragments of the early Greek Philosophers without ... Read full review