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Single Idea 1499

[catalogued under 28. God / B. Proving God / 3. Proofs of Evidence / b. Teleological Proof]

Full Idea

According to Heraclitus we become intelligent by drawing on divine reason.

Gist of Idea

Heraclitus says intelligence draws on divine reason


report of Heraclitus (fragments/reports [c.500 BCE], A16) by Sextus Empiricus - Against the Professors (six books) 7.129

Book Reference

'The First Philosophers', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP 2000], p.44