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Empedocles, the extant fragments

Author: Empedocles.; M R Wright
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1981.
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Genre/Form: Collected works
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Empedocles.
Empedocles, the extant fragments.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1981
(OCoLC)654795697
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Empedocles.; M R Wright
ISBN: 0300024754 9780300024753
OCLC Number: 6446977
Language Note: English and Greek.
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: vii, 364 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Life and writings --
Dating Empedocles life --
Politics, rhetoric and medicine --
The manner of Empedocles' death --
Works attributed to Empedocles --
2. Physics --
Earth, air, fire and water --
Love and strife --
Mixing and separating --
The plan of the Physics --
Monsters and men --
3. Katharmoi and Physics --
Common ground --
Crime, punishment an d responsibility --
Empedocles as daimon --
4. The allocation of the fragments --
5. The titles of the poems --
6. Concordance of the ordering of the fragments --
II. Text (in Greek) --
7. Fragments 1-101 --
8. Fragments 102-133 --
9. Addenda (fragments 134-152) --
III. Translation and commentary --
10. Physics --
11. Katharmoi --
12. Addenda.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited with an introd., commentary, and concordance by M.R. Wright.

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