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Classical Wisdom Standoff: Heraclitus vs. Parmenides (part 2)

Read part one here In our last segment we introduced the two probing philosophers. Heraclitus and Parmenides are two of the most well known presocratic philosophers. They were both metaphysicians who took the stance that the universe can essentially can be reduced to one fundamental thing. However, as we mentioned, they had a severe disagreement

Classical Wisdom Standoff: Heraclitus Vs. Parmenides (Part 1)

The philosophers of ancient Greece were some of the first thinkers to attempt to rationalize the universe around them. Their determination to make sense of a world that might appear chaotic represented a dramatic step towards scientific thinking and enlightenment. It is for this, that they are time and again remembered. They were often stoic,