Ancilla to the pre-Socratic philosophers: a complete translation of the fragments in Diels, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker
This book is a complete translation of the fragments of the pre-Socratic philosophers given in the fifth edition of Diels, Fragmente der Vorsokratiker.
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HERACLEITUS OF EPHESUS HIracle1tus of Ephesus was in his prime about
500 b.C. He wrote one book, covering all knowledge, metaphysical, scientific and
political, in an oracular style. u) The Law1 (of the universe) is as here explained;
They believe the people's bards, and use as their teacher the populace, not
knowing that 'the majority are bad, and the good are few'.1 1 Phrases of
Heracleitus quoted in Aristotle, Metaphysics. 2 Saying attributed to Bias of PrienS
. Diels, Vors.
98. The friendship of one intelligent man is better than that of all the unintelligent.
1 99. Life is not worth living for the man who has not even one good friend. 1 Cp .
Heracleitus, Frg. 49. 100. The man whose tested friends do not stay long 102.
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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