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Unformatted text preview: 6. Early Greek Philosophy pp. 48-91 a. Heraclitus- Change is the center of the Universe i. Endorsed war; as war brings change ii. Logos as the Fundamental idea of the universe b. Parmenides i. Existence as endless; cannot be described using material words, for it is not material and does not exist under material conditions as philosophers progress, they go from discussing the material world to using the material world as a means of explaining the not material to simply discussing the non-material c. 7. Aeschylus, Persians a. Democracy is superior to Monarchy 8. Aeschylus, Oresteia (all three plays) a. Justice reforms/mythological justification for the contemporary reforms of Ephialtes; Justice through revenge/death is not good, as it only leades to more death; justice through the courts is better b. Presents the Areopagus as a homicidal court...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course LTWL 19A taught by Professor Edwards during the Fall '07 term at UCSD.
- Fall '07