Heraclitus

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Heraclitus


Born
in Ephesus, Ionia, Greece
November 28, 0535

Died
December 15, 0475

Genre

Influences


Heraclitus of Ephesus (Greek: Ἡράκλειτος ὁ Ἐφέσιος,c.535 – c.475 BCE) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher,a native of the Greek city Ephesus,Ionia,on the coast of Asia Minor.He was of distinguished parentage.Little is known about his early life and education,but he regarded himself as self-taught and a pioneer of wisdom.From the lonely life he led,and still more from the apparently riddled and allegedly paradoxical nature of his philosophy and his stress upon the needless unconsciousness of humankind,he was called "The Obscure" and the "Weeping Philosopher".

Heraclitus was famous for his insistence on ever-present change as being the fundamental essence of the universe,as stated in the famous saying,"No man ever steps in the same river twic
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“Time is a game played beautifully by children.”
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