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I'm with you on this. Heraclitus tells us 'We are and are-not' and this would be consistent with the idea that motion and chance and the things that move and change are not fundamental, bringing him into line with Parmenides, Zeno and the 'Perennial' view of these phenomena. Clearly every object in space-time moves and changes, but I see no evidence that ...


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Logos means literally speech. It is understood already in Plato in a number of ways. One is in the sense that it names things. By naming something we hold it as a kind of thing (a being, an idea) up for reflection. Animals may see, for example, a just act in some sense. For instance it is demonstrated that animals show concern for their fellows who have been ...


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Welcome, Delforge Heraclitus and constant change - a vexed question THE thought of Heraclitus of Ephesus is still often summarized as " All things are flowing ", panta rhei; by which it is inferred that everything is in constant change. This summary goes back ultimately to Plato, who at Cratylus, 402a, wrote as follows: " Heraclitus says ...


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