Parmenides of Elea: Fragments a Text and Translation with Introduction
University of Toronto Press, 1991. Softcover. ISBN: 0802069088. Very minor shelfwear else Fine. ; Parmenides of Elea (5th century BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher born in Elea, a Greek city on the Southern coast of Italy. He is reported to have been a student of Xenophanes. He is one of the most significant of the pre-Socratic philosophers. He argued that the every day perception of reality of the physical world (The Way of Seeming) is mistaken; and that the reality of the world is 'One Being' (the Way of Truth) : an unchanging, ungenerated, indestructible whole. He was the founder of the Eleatic school, which also included Zeno of Elea and Melissus. ; Phoenix Supplementary Volume; 144 pages. Near Fine .
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