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Unformatted text preview: Opposites account, generally, for change: Palintropos harmonie; i.e., back-turning harmony The bow and the lyre: tension in parts; movements in opposite directions; alternation of movements; unity of function Two views about opposites Identity Coexistence in the same substance God Persists through change He has a mind He is wise He has a plan for the cosmos He directs everything He is present everywhere as fire and logos He guarantees unity and regularity in the cosmos through the war of opposites. Cosmology (regularity in opposition and change) Elements and properties The oscillations of the cosmos Fire, Water, Change The river fragments: Flux T. 39-41 1 st view, Universe changes constantly, none is the same 2 nd view, Soul Little portion of logos Directs and guides us Dry/fire soul = after life Obedience to the divine law....
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course PHIL 20a taught by Professor Hannen during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.
- Fall '07