Chapter 5 One of Parmenides and Melissa It is believed that the Eleatic school founded Xenophanes. However, there is no evidence that he attended Eleyu city in Southern Italy, so it is possible to consider only the ideological mastermind of the school. It is not difficult to understand why the philosophers of this school took it in his patrons, because they shared his idea of ??a fixed Common. This is indicated by the statements attributed to Xenophanes. He attacks the deity of the Greeks, created in the image and likeness of man: "If oxen, horses or lions had hands and could have them draw and create, like humans, art, horses have portrayed their gods like horses, and oxen - in image of oxen, and the body of the gods would look like horses and bulls of the body. "1 In place of this kind puts the gods Xenophanes' One God, the greatest among gods and men, no body, no such thought is not a mere mortal. " This God "remains always the same, absolutely motionless, for it is not proper to move from place to place." 2 Aristotle tells us in his "Metaphysics", that Xenophanes, "speaking of the world at large, claimed that One is God." 3 However, the more likely that he was a monist, not a monotheist, and this interpretation of his "theology" is in better agreement with the ratio of the Eleatics to him than the theistic interpretation. For us to truly monotheistic theology - a familiar thing, but it would have been in ancient Greece with something out of the ordinary.
Living in Two Worlds: The Story of Bi-Racial Children
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