Introduction to Empedocles

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John Horgan
by Academy of Ideas
published on 12 June 2017
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In this lecture we discuss Empedocles, the most colorful of all the Presocratics. While Empedocles wrestled with Parmenides' law against becoming, he also harbored within himself a strong spiritual impulse, and died by hurling himself into the volcanic crater of Mt. Etna, convinced that upon his death he would return to divinity.

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