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Single Idea 436

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 1. Relativism]

Full Idea

Dog seems very handsome to dog, and ox to ox, and donkey very handsome to donkey, and even pig to pig.

Gist of Idea

A dog seems handsome to another a dog, and even a pig to another pig


Epicharmus (comedies (frags) [c.470 BCE], B05), quoted by (who?) - where?

Book Reference

'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers', ed/tr. Freeman,Kathleen [Harvard 1957], p.36