Ideas of Anon (Lev), by Theme

[Israeli, fl. 700 BCE, Member of a class of priests]

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22. Metaethics / B. Value / 2. Values / g. Love
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself
     Full Idea: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
     From: Anon (Lev) (03: Book of Leviticus [c.700 BCE], 19.18)
     A reaction: Most Christians think Jesus originated this thought. Interestingly, this precedes Socrates, who taught a similar idea.