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Single Idea 1483

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

Full Idea

In the very same bath some treat the water as too hot, others as too cold.

Gist of Idea

Bath water is too hot for some, too cold for others


report of Epicurus (fragments/reports [c.289 BCE]) by Plutarch - 74: Reply to Colotes 1109b

Book Reference

Plutarch: 'Moralia - vol 14', ed/tr. Einarson,B. /De Lacy P.H. [Harvard Loeb 1967], p.201