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" Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!" He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were heard, all things would pass away. "
THE SOCIOLOGY OF PHILOSOPHIES - Page v
by Randall COLLINS - 2009 - 1120 pages
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D. H. Lawrence in the Modern World

Peter Preston, Peter Hoare - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 221 pages
...that all things come into being and pass away through strife' (Fragment 62) and who considered that: Homer was wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for if his prayer were...
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Rise of Antichrist, Volume 1

Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn - Antichrist - 1998
...everywhere in the universe, pleasure and pain in man! Heracleitus of Ephesus shrewdly commented that Homer was wrong in saying, "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men," that he did not see he was really praying for the destruction of the universe and that if his...
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Letters to a Young Contrarian

Christopher Hitchens - Religion - 2009 - 160 pages
...give you a paragraph that I marked as I went along: "Homer was wrong," wrote Heracleitus of Ephesus. "Homer was wrong in saying: 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for if his prayer were...
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History of Philosophy Volume 1: Greece and Rome

Frederick Copleston - Philosophy - 2003 - 544 pages
...all and strife is justice, and that all things come into being and pass away through strife,"2 and Homer was wrong in saying: "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!" He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe, for, if his prayer were...
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Imagining Irreality: A Study of Unreal Possibilities

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 2003 - 298 pages
...Aristotle's Endemian Ethics (HI, 1235a25) that, according to Heraclitus: Homer [Iliad, XVIII, 107] was wrong in saying "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men," for there would be no musical scale unless high and low existed, nor living creatures without...
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The Library Of Original Sources: The Greek World

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 456 pages
...cannot step twice into the same rivers; for fresh waters are ever flowing in upon you. RP 26a. 43. Homer was wrong in saying: "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!" He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for, if his prayer were...
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What If?: Thought Experimentation In Philosophy

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 179 pages
...from Aristotle's Eudemian Ethics (HI, 1235a25) that, according to Herclitus: Homer [Iliad, XVIII. 107] was wrong in saying "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men" for there would be o musical scale unless high and low existed, nor living creatures without male...
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Yeats and the Logic of Formalism

Vereen M. Bell - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 201 pages
...extinction of his own monuments. . . . Yeats may have had in mind an unpublished note ior A Vision: "Homer was wrong in saying 'Would that strife might perish from among gods and men.' He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for if his prayers were...
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Bird Display

Edward Allworthy Armstrong - Animal behavior - 1942 - 381 pages
...them in destructive force at the weakest spot. Herakleitos, at the dawn of Western philosophy wrote : 'Homer was wrong in saying, "Would that strife might perish from among gods and men!" He did not see that he was praying for the destruction of the universe; for if his prayer were...
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