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" Men do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre. "
History of Greek Philosophy, Thales to Democritus - Page 91
by B.A.G. Fuller - 1923
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Early Greek Philosophy

John Burnet - Philosophy, Ancient - 1908 - 433 pages
...of all ; and some he has made gods and some men, some bond and some free. RP 34(45) Men do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions,2 like that of the bow and the lyre. RP 34. (46) It is the opposite which is good for us.8...
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History of Greek Philosophy: Thales to Democritus

B. A. G. Fuller - Philosophy - 1923 - 290 pages
...the identity of opposites.19 But it also follows — and this more immediately concerns us — that each one of the three elements is pulled at one and...opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre." 20 Obviously permanence and stability of this sort are not mere illusions due to the deception of our...
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History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 2008 - 928 pages
...the perpetual flux; this was the doctrine of the mingling of opposites. "Men do not know," he says, "how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is...opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre." His belief in strife is connected with this theory, for in strife opposites combine to produce a motion...
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Power and Policy in Quest of the Law: Essays in Honor of Eugene Victor Rostow

Myres S Mac Dougal, William Michael Reisman - Law - 1985 - 460 pages
...other. There is persistence in the flux through balance of nourishment and consumption. Heraclitus says: "It is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre." 154 The persistence of features is, however, only for a time. Things come into being and pass away...
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Phenomenology and Dialectical Materialism

D˙'c T. TrÔn, Đ˙c Thảo TrÓ̂n, Đức Thảo TrÓ̂n, TrÔn Duc Thao, Đ ́c Thảo TrÓ̂n, Tran Duc Thao, D.J. Herman, D.V. Morano, Đćơ Thảo TrÓ̂n, Đức Th{u1EA3}o TrÓ̂n - Philosophy - 1986 - 244 pages
...remained of feudal particularisms in the name of the exigencies of the common struggle: "Men do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is...opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre. It is the opposite which is good for us. The hidden attunement is better than the open."3* The philosophy...
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Signets: Reading, Volume 4

Susan Stanford Friedman, Rachel Blau DuPlessis - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 489 pages
...gods and men.' They understand not how that which is at variance with itself agrees with itself. There is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the harp." The crucifixion was not only a punishment (as those who judged Him saw it), not only a sacrifice,...
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Signets: Reading, Volume 4

Susan Stanford Friedman, Rachel Blau DuPlessis - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 489 pages
...gods and men.' They understand not how that which is at variance with itself agrees with itself. There is an attunement of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the harp." The crucifixion was not only a punishment (as those who judged Him saw it), not only a sacrifice,...
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Becoming Bamboo: Western and Eastern Explorations of the Meaning of Life

Robert E. Carter - Philosophy - 1992 - 224 pages
...fire, when it is mingled with spices, is named according to the savour of each. (45) Men do not know how what is at variance agrees with itself. It is...opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre." The rigidity and the precision of either-or logic make it impossible to give expression to the flux...
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Psyche and Eros: Mind and Gender in the Life Course

Gisela Labouvie-Vief - Psychology - 1994 - 333 pages
...diversity and the juxtaposition of opposites. New forms of being emerge out of dynamic opposition: "What is at variance agrees with itself. It is an...of opposite tensions, like that of the bow and the lyre."44 Or again: "Sickness makes health pleasant and good; hunger, satiety; weariness, rest."45 Heraclitus'...
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Texts and Textuality: Textual Instability, Theory, and Interpretation

Philip G. Cohen - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 319 pages
...himself. He would have found that Herakleitos' notions chimed with his own in the "Study of Thomas Hardy": "what is at variance agrees with itself. It is an attunement of opposite tensions" (Burnet 150), the indispensable opposites having originally flowed from the one source, diverting into...
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