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Lives of eminent men

Lives of eminent men

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Published by Benjamin Johnson in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography,
  • Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 25873
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination72 p.
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15090325M

    I learn that last year you met in Sardis at the Lydian court. Aristippus in the first book of his work On the Luxury of the Ancients [72] accuses him of incest with his own mother Crateia, and Lives of eminent men book that, when the fact came to light, he vented his annoyance in indiscriminate severity. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. Dialectic, they said, is indispensable and is itself a virtue, embracing other particular virtues under it. But those who attribute its invention to barbarians bring forward Orpheus the Thracian, calling him a philosopher of whose antiquity there can be no doubt. I will quote verbatim what Diocles the Magnesian says in his Synopsis of Philosophers.

    By infirmity is meant disease accompanied by weakness; and by disease is meant a fond imagining of something that seems desirable. Return to our Significant Scots Page This comment system requires you to be logged in through either a Disqus account or an account you already have with Google, Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo. I find it fascinating and amazing. The followers of Chrysippus, Archedemus, Athenodorus, Antipater and Crinis divide propositions into simple and not simple. Such then is the gist of what the Stoics say in their theory of language. Furthermore, the term Duty is applied to that for which, when done, [54] a reasonable defence can be adduced, e.

    Dialectic, they said, is indispensable and is itself a virtue, embracing other particular virtues under it. Pamphila in the second book of her Memorabilia narrates that, as his son Tyrraeus sat in a barber's shop in Cyme, a smith killed him with a blow from an axe. He flourished about the 38th Olympiad and was tyrant for forty years. It would seem, however, that they are a sect, for we use the term of those who in their attitude to appearance follow or seem to follow some principle; and on this ground we should be justified in calling the Sceptics a sect.


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A stranger of Atarneus thus inquired of Pittacus, the son of Hyrrhadius: Old sire, two offers of marriage are made to me; the one bride is in wealth and birth my equal; The other is my superior. Ascribe your good actions to the gods.

Such is, summarily stated, the substance of their logical teaching. Hippobotus in his work On Philosophical Sects declares Lives of eminent men book there are nine sects Lives of eminent men book schools, and gives them in this order: 1 Megarian, 2 Eretrian, 3 Cyrenaic, 4 Epicurean, 5 Annicerean, [12] 6 Theodorean, 7 Zenonian or Stoic, 8 Old Academic, 9 Peripatetic.

For the starting-points of nature are never perverse. Again, living virtuously is equivalent to living in accordance with experience of the actual course of nature, as Chrysippus says in the first book of his De finibus; for our individual natures are parts of the nature of the whole universe.

This seems the proper place for a general notice of the Seven Sages, of whom we have such accounts as the following. He said that we ought to give our daughters to their husbands maidens in years but women in wisdom; thus signifying that girls need to be educated as well as boys.

For, becoming acquainted with the nature of the island, he exclaimed: "Would it had never been placed there, or else had been sunk in the depths of the sea. But if we are to understand by "sect" a bias in favour of coherent positive doctrines, they could no longer be called a sect, 13for they have no positive doctrines.

Chilon to Periander "You tell me of an expedition against foreign enemies, in which you yourself will take the field.

Lives of the Eminent Philosophers/Book I

To the question which is older, day or night, he replied: "Night is the older by one day. Archedemus says the end is to live in the performance of all befitting actions.

He first became ephor, according to Sosicrates, in the archonship of Euthydemus.

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The servant delivered his message and was ordered by Solon to tell him that men as a rule choose their guests from among their own countrymen. Honour old age. He died in Cyprus at the age of eighty. However, if it would give you any pleasure, I am quite willing to discuss the subject of your book with you; and if you bid me come to Syros I will do so.

Conti follows the trail of deceit to Dana's doorstep and the two form an Lives of eminent men book team, each with their own motives for recovering the scrolls, which turn out to be five of Aristotle's lost dialogues. But in Lives of eminent men book to live in a place where all have equal rights is more to my liking.

Gain is ignoble.Zeno. Zeno, the son of Mnaseas (or Demeas), was a native of Citium in Cyprus, a Greek city which had received Phoenician settlers.

He had a wry neck, says Timotheus of Athens in his book On Lives. Moreover, Apollonius of Tyre says he was lean, fairly tall, and swarthy – hence some one called him an Egyptian vine-branch, according to Chrysippus in the first book of his Proverbs.

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