AutorIn: Keith Begley

1 Introduction In this article, I will offer an examination of a core element in the reflectiveness of Heraclitus’ thought, namely, his rebuke of polymathy , including a discussion of the issue of the apparent tension between fragments B40 1 and B35 that has been noted in the literature

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-be philosopher not to be content with polymathy, the acquaintance with many things, as polymathy only provides a naive form of pseudo-wisdom. Proper philosophical inquiry, on the other hand, has to seek the unity of the things it investigates. This feature, Begley argues, sets Heraclitus apart from the naïve

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