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Fragments (Open Court paperbacks)
Publisher: Chicago The Open court publishing company Publication date: 1908 Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. You can also preview the book th ...more
Paperback, 92 pages
Published April 28th 1977 by Open Court Publishing Co ,U.S.
(first published April 1977)
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Sep 08, 2013 Jeremy Allan rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
I can't help but admire excellent work. This translation of Empedocles is precisely that. Brad Inwood has gathered together the extant text of this presocratic philosopher in a volume that is bound to remain the authoritative version for quite some time. What makes it so authoritative? Good organization, thorough treatment, and excessive care. On the first point, Inwood has organized the text to include Empedocles' fragments assembled together, in the contexts they inhabit in the text of early c ...more
"Empedocles (c. 490 – c. 430 BC) was a Greek pre-Socratic philosopher and a citizen of Agrigentum, a Greek city in Sicily. Empedocles' philosophy is best known for being the originator of the cosmogenic theory of the four Classical elements. He also proposed powers called Love and Strife which would act as forces to bring about the mixture and separation of the elements. These physical speculation ...moreMore about Empedocles...
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