Fragments and Sources

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Ancient Philosophy: Plato & His Predecessors
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From the lesson
The Milesians & Heraclitus
Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenes and Xenophanes seek the material principle of the cosmos, and arrive at a radical new conception of the gods. Heraclitus distills the essence of their “naturalism” in his riddling slogans.

Meet the Instructors

  • Susan Sauvé Meyer
    Susan Sauvé Meyer
    Department of Philosophy