- ?535–?475 bc, Greek philosopher, who held that fire is the primordial substance of the universe
and that all things are in perpetual flux
Example Sentences Including 'Heraclitus'
Logos can be traced back to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus.
New Scientist (1999)
Perhaps there is no thing entire; only that rubble that Heraclitus celebrates.
Philosophers (with the possible exception of Heraclitus ) don't like change.
The flow of libido can only reverse, as both Heraclitus and Jung observed, where an extreme has been reached.
Other Lives, Other Selves
`It Rests by Changing" proclaims a quotation from the philosopher Heraclitus , incised on a stone resting in the water.
Times, Sunday Times (2005)
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