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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In what direction could it perish, since nothing is empty of these things? No, but
these things alone exist, and running through one another they become different
things at different times, and are ever continuously the same. 1 8. Love (Philia).1
(The Sphere under the dominion of Love): Therein are articulated neither the
swift limbs of the sun, nor the shaggy might of Earth, nor the sea : so firmly is it (
the Whole) fixed in a close-set secrecy, a rounded Sphere enjoying a circular ...
(15) If Helen was persuaded by love, defence is equally easy. What we see has
its own nature, not chosen by us; and the soul is impressed through sight. (16)
For instance, in war, the sight of enemy forms wearing hostile array is so
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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