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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4. (Ar1stotle, Rhetoric 1418a; Epimenides gave his oracles not about the future,
but on things in the past which were obscure). 5. (Damasc1us : Epimenides gave
the first elements as Air and Night, from which were created Tartarus, from which
'Remarkably hard to convince'. (=Plato, Parmenides, I35A). 23. (The Acropolis of
Boeotian Thebes was called in ancient times 'Islands of the Blest\) 24. (The
Telchtnes were created from the hounds of Actaeon^ which were changed into
(Olymp1odorus: Gorgias wrote a treatise 'On Nature', not without jkill, in the %\th
Olympiad).1- 3. (Sextus, from 'On Being' or 'On Nature'): I. Nothing exists. (a) Not-
Being does not exist. (&) Being does not exist. i. as everlasting. ii. as created. iii.
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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