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Single Idea 614

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 6. Early Matter Theories / c. Ultimate substances]

Full Idea

Heraclitus claimed that from time to time everything becomes fire.

Gist of Idea

Heraclitus said sometimes everything becomes fire


report of Heraclitus (fragments/reports [c.500 BCE]) by Aristotle - Metaphysics 1067a

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.344