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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[Second half of the Epicheirema showing that if Things are Many, they must be (a
) infinitely small, (b) infinitely great). If Being ... If it (a unit without magnitude) be
added to another existing thing, it would not make the latter at all larger. For if a ...
Without this, all things are unlimited, obscure and indiscernible. For the nature of
Number is the cause of recognition, able to give guidance and teaching to every
man in what is puzzling and unknown. For none of existing things would be clear
whatever they were going to be, and whatever things were then in existence that
are not now, and all things that now exist and whatever ... No Thing comes into
being or passes away, but it is mixed together or separated from existing Things.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - henrique.maia - LibraryThing
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