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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... forming the human body) to toil and to obey. 85. It is hard to fight against
impulse ; whatever it wishes, it buys at the expense of the soul. v 86. (Most of
what is divine) escapes recognition through unbelief. 87. A foolish man is apt to
be in a ...
222. The excessive accumulation of wealth for one's children is an excuse for
covetousness, which thus displays its peculiar nature. 223. The things needed by
the body are available to all without toil and trouble. But the things which require
1.2 1 : The Choice of Heracles. Heracles, having come to the time when the
young choose their way of life, is confronted by two women, Virtue and Vice, who
set before him the rival claims of the way of pleasure and the way of honourable
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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