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Single Idea 440

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 1. Contractarianism]

Full Idea

The hand washes the hand; give something and you may get something.

Gist of Idea

Hands wash hands; give that you may get


Epicharmus (comedies (frags) [c.470 BCE], B30), quoted by (who?) - where?

Book Reference

'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers', ed/tr. Freeman,Kathleen [Harvard 1957], p.37