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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253. To good men, it is not advantageous that they should neglect their own
affairs for other things; for their private affairs suffer. But if a man neglects public
affairs, he is ill spoken of, even if he steals nothing and does no wrong. And if he
One must punish wrong-doers to the best of one's ability, and not neglect it. Such
conduct is just and good, but/ the neglect of it is unjust and bad. 262. Those who
do what is deserving of exile or imprisonment or other punishment must be ...
But he who does this is not just, since not to wrong anyone unless wronged
oneself is just; for it is inevitable for the witness, even if he witnesses to the truth,
nevertheless to wrong another in some way, and at the same time himself be
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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