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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A rich table is provided by luck, but a sufficient one by wisdom. 211. Moderation
multiplies pleasures, and increases pleasure. 212. Sleep in the daytime signifies
bodily trouble or aberration of mind or laziness or lack of training. 213. Courage ...
One must know the measure of the right time, for this is the boundary of wisdom.
Those who recite a saying outside the right time, even if their saying is wise, are
reproached with folly, because they do not mix intelligence with wisdom. 2.
('Encomium on Helen': summary) (1) The glory (cosmos) of a city is courage, of a
body, beauty, of a soul, wisdom, of action, virtue, of speech, truth; it is right in all
circumstances to praise what is praiseworthy and blame what is blameworthy.
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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