A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates

A History of Greek Philosophy from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...(ft. 211). He acknowledges that nothing great can be accomplished except by unanimous cooperation (.FY. 199), that civil discord is under all circumstances an evil (200); he sees in law a benefactor of men (187), he requires dominion of the best (191-194), obedience to authority and law (189 sq., 197), unselfish care for the common good (212), general willingness to help others (215); he deplores a state of things in which good rulers are not duly protected, and the misuse of power is rendered easy for evil rulers;2 and in which political activity is connected with danger and misfortune.3 Democritus is therefore at one with the best men of his time on this subject.4 His opinions on marriage are more peculiar; but their repiTt6enevov rapa rh xpvffrv Tov unconditional sense, this warning i'ln'ciii. T6is ybtp d ayofiim /-against political activity would yiarn SpBuais larr Kal ir rointp not be in harmony with the other Ttima in, xai Tovtou rcojouerou principles of Democritus. Cf. in K&rra tr&(trm, Kal Tovtov ipBtipo-addition to the above quotations fievov T& iraWa SicupOtipeTCU. Plut. Fr. 195. adv. Col. 32, 2, p. 1126: Atjjuskp. What Epiphanius, Exp. Fid. piv TrapaivtiTtivrt otTiiriiv rexvyv 1088 A, relates of him: that he p-tylarriv oZoav tK5(5uTKT0ai Kal despised existing authority and robs ir6vovs Siw/ctu', ap' uv To fit-acknowledged only natural right, vaAa Kal Xa/iirpa yivov-rai Tois hv-that he doclared law to be an evil Vpwirois, cf. Lortzing, p. 16. invention, and said the wise men 1 V. 43: ajropfo) (vvr) Ttjs (ltd-should not obey the laws but live GrowxairwTfyT ovyap vwoKtiTrerat in freedom, --is manifestly a miseU itrtKovpias. apprehension. The art of exogesis 2 Fr. 205, where, however, the as practised at a...show more

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  • Paperback | 168 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236928078