Heraclitus





Heraclitus

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born
in Ephesus, Ionia, Greece
December 22, 0534

died
December 27, 0474

gender
male

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A Greek philosopher of Ephesus (near modern Kuşadası, Turkey) who was active around 500 BCE, Heraclitus (Greek: Ηράκλειτος) propounded a distinctive theory which he expressed in oracular language. He is best known for his doctrines that things are constantly changing (universal flux), that opposites coincide (unity of opposites), and that fire is the basic material of the world. The exact interpretation of these doctrines is controversial, as is the inference often drawn from this theory that in the world as Heraclitus conceives it contradictory propositions must be true.


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Kırık Taşlar
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Dell'origine
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Homeric Problems
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جدل الحب والحرب
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2.33 of 5 stars 2.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1983
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Textos presocráticos
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Poema / Fragmentos
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Zdania
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1992
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The Fragments of Heraclitus
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“Time is a game played beautifully by children.”
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is hard at work and helps
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