phi 105 Pro-Socratic philosopher due day 5

phi 105 Pro-Socratic philosopher due day 5 - 2008, p.26)....

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The Pre-Socratic philosopher that had the most compelling ideas is Heraclitus, “according to Heraclitus, all is fire.” (Moore & Bruder, 2008, p.25). “Heraclitus did not believe that the process of change is random, or haphazard. Instead, e saw all change as determined by cosmic order.” (Moore & Bruder, 2008, p.26). Heraclitus believed that everything was constantly changing, that from one day to the next nothing was exactly as it had been the day before. “Heraclitus wished to call attention to what he thought was the essential feature of reality; namely, that it is ceaselessly changing.” (Moore & Bruder, 2008, p.26). Heraclitus believed that because fire also continual changed that this was what formed the basis of everything. “Thus fire, whose nature it is to ceaselessly change, it the root substance of the universe.” (Moore & Bruder,
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Unformatted text preview: 2008, p.26). These ideas are compelling because they give one pause, to think back at how he thought back then and how he came to the conclusion s he came to without understanding what he was trying to explain to others. And how did he understand that every action has a reaction, causing thing to continually change. Heraclituss idea that, the essential feature of reality, namely that it is ceaselessly changing. (Moore & Bruder, 2008, p.26). Can easily be thought of like this. All things, everything people do, say, touch, breath, eat, etc changes everything around, from what it was into something different, although seemingly the same it has changed forever. Reference: Moore, B.N. & Bruder, K. (2008). Philosophy : The power of ideas (7 th ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill...
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phi 105 Pro-Socratic philosopher due day 5 - 2008, p.26)....

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