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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One should both say and think that Being Is; for To Be is possible, and
Nothingness is not possible. This I command you to consider; for from the latter
way of search first of all I debar you. But next I debar you from that way along
which wander ...
And remaining the same in the same place, it rests by itself and thus remains
there fixed; for powerful Necessity holds it in the bonds of a Limit, which
constrains it round about, because it is decreed by divine law that Being shall not
be without ...
(Olympiodorus: Gorgias wrote a treatise 'On Nature', not without skill, in the 84/A
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
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