"The "opinions of mortals" of Parmenides and a possible Eleatic Pythagoreanism

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  • Néstor Luis Cordero Université de Rennes – Rennes – France

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14195/1984-249X_31_14

Keywords:

Parmenides, Pythagorism, Elea, opinions, nomination

Abstract

The Goddess of Parmenides always announces that the glory are a human product. But there is one point that has not generally been noticed in the studies devoted to the study of theglory : they describe a human activity that consists in explaining reality by the presence of opposite principles, and that is always related to "nomination" (see fr. 8.51, fr. 8.38-41, fr 9, fr. 19.3). Was there a school in Parmenides' time which corresponded to this sketch, or is it a collage of Parmenides'? In any case, it is attested the presence of a branch of Pythagorism which was characterized, precisely, by "placing" names on things.

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2021-12-10 — Updated on 2022-01-24

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Cordero, N. L. (2022). "The "opinions of mortals" of Parmenides and a possible Eleatic Pythagoreanism. Revista Archai, (31). https://doi.org/10.14195/1984-249X_31_14 (Original work published December 10, 2021)

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