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In Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt: Geschichte und Kultur Roms im Spiegel der neueren Forschung. Classical Quarterlyno. 2011. Stephanus of Byzantium refers to him as "Διογένης ὁ Λαερτιεύς" (Diogenes ho Laertieus),[10] implying that he was the native of some town, perhaps the Laerte in Caria (or another Laerte in Cilicia). 54:570-483. Vol humor vertelt hij alles wat hij over zijn onderwerp heeft kunnen vinden. Tidak ada yang diketahui soal hidupnya, tetapi karya buatannya Kehidupan dan Pendapat Filsuf-filsuf Tersohor menjadi sumber utama untuk sejarah filsafat Yunani kuno. By clicking ‘subscribe’ you agree to the following: You can change your mind at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the footer of emails you receive from us, or by contacting us at support@aeon.co, If you want to review and correct the personal information we have about you, you can click on ‘update preferences’ in the footer of emails you receive from us, or by contacting us at support@aeon.co. The modern form "Diogenes Laertius" is much rarer, used by Stephanus of Byzantium, and in a lemma to the Greek Anthology. Or rather, the crazy man demands attention to what should have followed from that realisation, since the realisation itself is hardly news. The ancient manuscripts invariably refer to a "Laertius Diogenes", and this form of the name is repeated by Sopater[4] and the Suda. Diogenes Laërtius (/ d aɪ ˌ ɒ dʒ ɪ n iː z l eɪ ˈ ɜːr ʃ i ə s / dy-OJ-in-eez lay-UR-shee-əs; Greek: Διογένης Λαέρτιος, translit. Poor Diogenes Laertius. Hicks. Emigrated?’ – are variants on a caustic theme: where has he been? Libro de la vita de philosophi et delle loro elegantissime sentencie. Everyone wants to live a meaningful life. by Emden, Christian J. In his lyric moods he wrote “perhaps the worst verses ever published,” an … Nietzsche’s genealogist, observes Brian Leiter in Nietzsche on Morality (2002), appears deeply ‘interested in “the nature of things” as they really are, not simply as some arbitrary interpretation would have them be’. Hasn’t it got colder? [18] Werner Jaeger (1888–1961) damned him as "that great ignoramus". Another suggestion is that one of his ancestors had for a patron a member of the Roman family of the Laërtii. 156-173). There emerges a compelling account of the importance of Diogenes in the development of the influential method of Quellenforschung. "Diogenes Laertius on Stoic Philosophy. Photo by Kacper Kowalski/Panos Pictures, Detail from the Dance with Death by Johann Rudolf Feyerabend. [20] Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831) criticized Diogenes Laërtius for his lack of philosophical talent and categorized his work as nothing more than a compilation of previous writers' opinions. An English Translation of Diogenes Laertius's Lives of the Philosophers [This is a successful 2008 NEH Summer Stipend proposal, authored by Professor John Palmer, Department of Philosophy, University of Florida. “Dim-witted,” said Nietzsche. (fix it) Keywords No keywords specified (fix it) Categories Friedrich Nietzsche in 19th Century Philosophy (categorize this paper) ISBN(s) Options Edit this record. An “ignoramus,” declared the twentieth-century classicist Werner Jaeger. Kindstrand, Jan Frederik. ‘Primeval blunder!’ ‘Not much better than the judgments of animals!’ ‘Detestable petty conclusions!’ We don’t strictly need any of this expostulation, but such hyperbolic notes create a stylistic intimacy between the ravelling-up of morality (how it gets a hold on us) and the unravelling work of Nietzschean philosophy that seeks to put us on our guard against it, and against philosophy itself. Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. by Diogenes Laertius Diogenes Laertius, Translated by Pamela Mensch, and Edited by James Miller. 1986. In one of his most famous passages, Nietzsche re-cast the terse and acerbic Diogenes as a histrionic madman, running into the town square to proclaim the death of God. Barnes, Jonathan. Diogenes Laërtius als persoon is een grote onbekende. Diogenes Laërtius (/daɪˈɒdʒɪniːz leɪˈɜːrʃiəs/; Greek: Διογένης Λαέρτιος, Diogenēs Laertios; fl. 2010. National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text. A “perfect ass”—“asinus germanus”—one nineteenth-century scholar called him. A recent piece in The New York Review of Books (“Lovers of Wisdom,” Jim Holt, July 19, 2018), reviewing a new translation of Diogenes Laertius’ Lives of the Eminent Philosophers, notes that Hegel and Nietzsche had opposing views of whether descriptions of philosophers’ daily lives were noteworthy. Oxford University Press, 2018. Mark as duplicate. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. 1992. 1992. ‘Aren’t we straying as though through an infinite nothing?’ asks the crazy man; ‘Isn’t empty space breathing at us? • Barnes, Jonathan. [17], In addition to the Lives, Diogenes was the author of a work in verse on famous men, in various metres, which he called Epigrammata or Pammetros (Πάμμετρος).[3]. The broad parameters, then, are largely consistent, but the paragraph is, in Robert Pippin’s phrasing in Nietzsche, Psychology, and First Philosophy (2010) ‘quite mysterious’ as Diogenes Laertius’ account of the lamp lit in the morning light is not. Diogenes Laertius This otherwise unknown Roman author is thought to have lived at the beginning of the third century during the reign of Sextius. Nietzsche and Diogenes laertius. Her most recent book is The Value of the Humanities (2013). "Nietzsche and Diogenes Laertius. National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text. Like “As to the gods, I have no means of knowing either that they exist or do not exist. 23 likes. It is a unique text in the history of philosophy and here I hope to open discussion about several ambiguities and problems which Diogenes Laertius presents. [18] Nonetheless, he admitted that Diogenes Laërtius's compilation was an important one given the information that it contained. Search. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 2: 36.5–6. Citation Information. Henricus Aristippus, the archdeacon of Catania, produced a Latin translation of Diogenes Laertius's book in southern Italy in the late 1150s, which has since been lost or destroyed. It is in the nature of cynicism, both the ancient kind and its modern derivatives (where psychology has as much to say about it as philosophy), that the identifications it provokes tend to be reluctant, ironic and partial. Nietzsche-Studien 15:16–40. The original Cynics’ radical reduction of their requirements for a good life made happiness possible, but only by embracing life like an animal (a dog, or kunos). Lives of the Eminent Philosophers: by Diogenes Laertius eBook: Laertius, Diogenes, Miller, James, Mensch, Pamela: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store Cynicism, he warns, is a kind of clowning, ‘the only form in which base souls approach what is called honesty’. Enlightenment skepticism has been around a long time. In his lyric moods he wrote “perhaps the worst verses ever published,” an … Much more might be said about the tolle Mensch and his role in The Gay Science, but I want to concentrate on what this celebrated episode suggests about Nietzsche’s relationship to Cynicism as a form of heavily mediated philosophic self-expression – eccentric material that offers a set of old stylistic and intellectual strategies for the writer-philosopher, including strategies for apprehending the nature and limits of his or her own authority. Get up to speed! ", Mejer, Jørgen. Nietzsche worked closely on Aeschylus texts, wrote an essay on Diogenes Laertius, and many other articles and reviews which make up the Philologica. This page was last edited on 15 November 2020, at 23:07. Seeing a youth scoop up water in the hollow of his hand, he threw away the wooden cup he had been using, pleased to see that he did not need it. Diogenes Laërtius divides the philosophy of the Greeks into the Ionic, beginning with Anaximander, and ending with Theophrastus (in which class, he includes the Socratic philosophy and all its various ramifications); and the Italian, beginning with Pythagoras, and ending with Epicurus, in which he includes the Eleatics, as also Heraclitus and the Sceptics. He also wrote poems, most of them now lost. Get Access to Full Text. 2013. Herbert S. Long warns: "Diogenes has acquired an importance out of all proportion to his merits because the loss of many primary sources and of the earlier secondary compilations has accidentally left him the chief continuous source for the history of Greek philosophy. ", Long, Anthony A. Diogenes is not a serious philosopher, but his book Lives of Eminent Philosophers is a major biographical source for all classical Greek and Roman philosophers until the 3rd century ad, when it is presumed that Diogenes Laertius lived. Von Prof. Dr. Friedrich Nietzsche. The moral texture of our psychological relations with others goes back, or comes down, in this locally Cynic reading, to the ‘detestable’ as-it-were-primal rationales of self-interest. He was born in Sinope, an Ionian colony on the Black Sea coast of modern day Turkey, in 412 or 404 BC and died at Corinth in 323 BC. The ‘reductive spirit’ is an error (Bernard Williams puts the point succinctly in his introduction to The Gay Science) but, under controlled circumstances, it is one that can help shift entrenched perspectives. During the Leipzig years, Nietzsche’s first, or major philosophical awakening came with his discovery of Schopenhauer, whose philosophy would present entire new perspectives of viewing the world and leave him with many striking questions. [23] Strozier concludes, "Diogenes Laertius is, when he does not conflate hundreds of years of distinctions, reliable simply because he is a less competent thinker than those on whom he writes, is less liable to re-formulate statements and arguments, and especially in the case of Epicurus, less liable to interfere with the texts he quotes. We have taken reasonable measures to protect information about you from loss, theft, misuse or unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Friedrich Nietzsche und Diogenes Laertius GIGANTE, MARCELLO. The most important question one can ask of so strategic a Cynicism, finally, is not ‘How far does it go?’, but ‘Where does it stop?’ It stops (or should stop) at the point where the complacency it targets has been dislodged – which means that it must be hyper-alert to the danger that Cynicism itself (old, well-recognised, liable to become more an object of affection and comic interest than shock or distaste) risks being not a tool but a gimmick. Diogenes Laertius. Revealing work has been done on Nietzsche’s early philological studies of the texts of Diogenes Laertius; much has been said too about his attraction to the French moralistes who placed themselves in the Cynic tradition, including François de La Rochefoucauld, Nicolas Chamfort and Jean de La Bruyère. (? 22. His father minted coins for a living, and Diogenes was banished from Sinope when he took to debasement of currency. Aping the voice of outraged conventionality (‘O pudenda origo!’ – the Latin adds an edge to pastiche), Daybreak asks for critical wariness at just the point where a conventional reader might be predisposed to take the story of origin semi-literally. The origin of the name "Laertius" is also uncertain. 1972 (First published 1925). Diogenes Laertius was a Greek writer who probably lived in the first half of the third century AD. 2007. He also frequently focuses on trivial or insignificant details of his subjects' lives while ignoring important details of their philosophical teachings and he sometimes fails to distinguish between earlier and later teachings of specific philosophical schools. 3–16). [18], Diogenes Laërtius's work has had a complicated reception in modern times. The anecdotal focus is on a single event, with a narrative delivery that suggests word-of-mouth transmission of matter of general public interest (‘Haven’t you heard …?’) Nietzsche also retains the distinctive mix of a whiff of philosophical scandal with an element of comedy that puts in question quite how much that sense of scandal is warranted, and what its presence might tell us about the conditions in which the Cynic issues his challenge to conventional moral thought. Nietzsche-Studien 15 (1):16 (1986) Abstract This article has no associated abstract. It is by no means certain that he adhered to any school, and he is usually more attentive to biographical details. Diogenes Laertius. Search for Library Items ... Beiträge zur Quellenkunde und Kritik des Laertius Diogenes. An “ignoramus,” declared the twentieth-century classicist Werner Jaeger. ↑ Fr. "Diogenes Laertius is not Nietzsche's 'dim-witted watchman' of the history of Greek philosophy, but a fascinating and underrated figure. The charge of ‘murder’ (in which he includes himself) silences the mockery, but it is far from clear what response beyond silence could be satisfactory at this point. Take this brief extract on the shortcomings of other artists, philosophical and literary-poetic: The sneering litany takes to fresh extremes Nietzsche’s earlier gestures in the way of ridiculing, castigating and mocking philosophers and public moralists across a sweeping panoply from Socrates to Jean-Jacques Rousseau. A “perfect ass”—“asinus germanus”—one nineteenth-century scholar called him. Ed. [18] The Italian Renaissance scholar, painter, philosopher, and architect Leon Battista Alberti (1404–1472) borrowed from Traversari's translation of the Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers in Book 2 of his Libri della famiglia[18] and modeled his own autobiography on Diogenes Laërtius's Life of Thales. Some features of the classical text remain. Hij heeft 82 biografieën van antieke filosofen geschreven die buitengewoon lezenswaardig zijn. The work by which he is known, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, was written in Greek and professes to give an account of the lives and sayings of the Greek philosophers. In the wake of a great deal of critical work in recent years, excavating Nietzsche’s Cynicism, two questions are worth asking afresh: how far did the identification go? We will try and respond to your request as soon as reasonably practical. Sources of Diogenes Laertius, was originally composed in German and then tr anslated into the required Latin. In his lyric moods he wrote “perhaps the worst verses ever published,” an … We also send occasional donation requests and, no more than once a year, reader surveys. [11] The prevailing modern theory is that "Laertius" is a nickname (derived from the Homeric epithet Diogenes Laertiade, used in addressing Odysseus) used to distinguish him from the many other people called Diogenes in the ancient world. When Alexander the Great announced himself: ‘I am Alexander the great king,’ Diogenes replied: ‘I am Diogenes the dog.’. Oil sketch on cardboard by Hans Olde. Nietzsche was unrelentingly scathing about the poverty and stupidity of The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, on which he had expended so much philological labour: this is a ‘stupid’, ‘impudent’, ‘imprudent’, ‘wretched’, ‘careless’, ‘vain’, ‘pretentious’ author. ↑ Anth. The questions thrown back at him as he makes his erratic progress – ‘Has he been lost?’, ‘Did he lose his way like a child?’, ‘Is he hiding?’, ‘Is he afraid of us? In, Morgan, Teresa J. Lives of Eminent Philosophers. "[22] Robert M. Strozier offers a somewhat more positive assessment of Diogenes Laertius's reliability, noting that many other ancient writers attempt to reinterpret and expand on the philosophical teachings they describe, something which Diogenes Laërtius rarely does. 1986. Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Władysławowo beach, Poland, August 2020. Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers was a valuable work of the 3rd century by Diogenes Laërtius, a writer otherwise unknown. In ‘Diogenes Laertius and Nietzsche’, Glenn W. Most recalls heated debates surrounding the Lives in the nineteenth century, a particularly febrile period in German classical scholarship. Diogenes Laertius furnishes us with the only virtual encyclopedia of phi-losophy which has survived from the ancient world, even though figures such as Seneca, Lucretius, and Cicero are not mentioned. [16] He is impartial to all schools, in the manner of the Pyrrhonists, and he carries the succession of Pyrrhonism further than that of the other schools. For Friedrich Nietzsche – steeped in the Classics – the Cynics, and the much later account of them in the gossipy collection of anecdotes The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius (no relation to Diogenes of Sinope), were attractive material long before he parted company with an academic career to practise a more abrasive public philosophy of his own. ↑ If these words are pressed, they contradict the precise statement in Plutarch's Life of Solon (c. 10) that the Athenians buried their … "How to Kill a Philosopher: The Narrating of Ancient Greek Philosophers' Deaths in Relation to the Living. In Centauren-Geburten: Wissenschaft, Kunst und Philosophie beim jungen Nietzsche (pp. In his lyric moods he wrote “perhaps the worst verses ever published,” an anthologist pronounced. (PDF) Nietzsches Preplatonic Philosophers: Diogenes Laërtius, ‘Personality,’ and the ‘Succession’ of Anaxagoras | Babette Babich - Academia.edu Scholars typically discount Nietzsche's value for contemporary studies of Greek antiquity and this is done from both the perspective of Classics as of Ancient Philosophy. By his own account, the new Diogenes has come too soon, or too abruptly. His work on: Life and Doctrines of Eminent Philosophers Spanned over three centuries, from Thales (640BC-545BC) to Epicurus (342BC-270BC), the most important historical personalities, some of them well known, but others more obscure to me. Speech of this order is at its most concentrated in the ‘skirmishing’ [‘Streifzüge’] section of Twilight of the Idols (1889). [13][14], It has been suggested that Diogenes was an Epicurean or a Pyrrhonist. This PDF includes the: project narrative, bibliography, and sample translation that comprise the major part of the proposal. Exuberant excess of denunciation wards off an error that Nietzsche is constantly priming himself and us against: the tendency of philosophers to ‘make the whole cosmos out of th[e] intellectual faculty’. “Dim-witted,” said Nietzsche. Maar zijn werk is befaamd. Diogenes Laertius but also quite common in a variety of other authors, that a philosopher's life and his work should agree with each other. (? Berlin: W. de Gruyter. "Diogenes Laertius, Life of Arcesilaus." As with so much of Nietzsche’s writing (the tolle Mensch passage included), what keys us in to the difference between a critical and a positive aim is a kind of literary excess in the delivery. "Diogenes Laertius, Biographer of Philosophy." Much of the mysteriousness arises from the projection of the Cynic as an unstable psychology into a public encounter that is, on both sides, full of questions with no obvious answers. The selections cover many major Western and non-Western schools of thought, including Daoism, virtue ethics, Buddhism, natural law, deontology, utilitarianism, contractarianism, liberalism, Marxism, feminism, and communitarianism. We will not disclose your personal information except: (1) as described by this Privacy Policy (2) after obtaining your permission for a specific use or disclosure or (3) if we are required to do so by a valid legal process or government request (such as a court order, a search warrant, a subpoena, a civil discovery request, or a statutory requirement). Nietzsche’s philosophy looks to a future that will be free, ‘gay’, ‘momentous’, as far as possible self-determining and nondialectical; it resists and resents the poisoning, ‘nausea’-inducing hold of past ways of thinking. A disputed passage in his writings has been used to suggest that it was Nicaea in Bithynia. For Friedrich Nietzsche – steeped in the Classics – the Cynics, and the much later account of them in the gossipy collection of anecdotes The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laertius (no relation to Diogenes of Sinope), were attractive material long before he parted company with an academic career to practise a more abrasive public philosophy of his own. Sooner or later we all face death. 3rd century AD) was a biographer of the Greek philosophers. Cambridge. : Collections of Sayings and Stories About Wise Men in Greek." [12], His home town is unknown (at best uncertain, even according to a hypothesis that Laertius refers to his origin). Poor Diogenes Laertius. The most obvious use to which Nietzsche puts it, beyond the revival of Diogenes himself as an unstable and perplexing public moralist, is at the level of style. Dīogénēs Lāértios; fl. The text is accompanied by a full critical apparatus on three levels. “Dim-witted,” said Nietzsche. Diogenes Laertius swallows all this as true; modern criticism rejects it all as forgery. ‘Diogenes Laertiades’ was how Nietzsche signed himself in a letter to a friend in his late 20s: ‘son of Laertius’, or literally ‘sprung from Laertius’, ie from Diogenes Laertius. Nietzsche.’ In the Latin articles, the author was credited on the first page of each as ‘Fride ricus Nietzsche’. Nothing is known about his life, but his surviving Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers is a principal source for the history of Greek philosophy. In. Has he gone to sea? "Nietzsche and Diogenes Laertius." Read More Inspire your inbox – Sign up for daily fun facts about this day in history, updates, and special offers. A new Diogenes declares the death of God, the collapse of the belief system that underpinned Judaeo-Christian morality and provided the culture’s sources of valuation for hundreds of years. 3rd c. ad)Greek biographer. [19] The value of his Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers as an insight into the private lives of the Greek sages led the French Renaissance philosopher Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592) to exclaim that he wished that, instead of one Laërtius, there had been a dozen. / Lemm, Vanessa / Heit, Helmut / Zittel, Claus Vol. No physical or electronic security system is impenetrable however and you should take your own precautions to protect the security of any personally identifiable information you transmit. "Encyclopaedias of Virtue? Find it on Scholar. 2 Bergk. Pippin is not wrong that the gesture of unmasking is continuous with the moralist tradition of La Rochefoucauld and others, and to that extent registers a familiar skeptic demand for ‘clarity about human frailty and failings’, but Nietzsche’s skepticism is unlike La Rochefoucauld’s in that it comes laced with a relish for mimicry that goes beyond intellectual requirements for clarity about what morality is and where it comes from, and targets the will to clarity itself. Friedrich Nietzsche (the philosopher), who published a pioneering study of Diogenes Laertius early in his short, brilliant, career as a classical philologist, suggested calling them "Pre-Platonic," since their works, along with the words of Socrates, survive only in quotations, whereas Plato was the first to leave a substantial body of surviving work. This is a wonderful edition, brilliantly translated, with a helpful introduction and accompanying set of essays by first-rate scholars. He is also referred to as "Laertes" or simply "Diogenes". Cynicism here assists the combative energy of the prose, as it lashes out against all authorities. Harvard University Press. Plan. .. Always on the margins of mainstream or accepted thinking about morality, it exhibits a conscious detachment, or (maybe) alienation, from the common goals, projects, aspirations of others, pursuing a quasi-vocational (in the psychological view, a temperamental) calling to expose the illusions and self-delusions sustaining, or helping to sustain, those commitments. 1986. "Diogenes Laertius IX 61–116: The Philosophy of Pyrrhonism." Since Heinrich Niehues-Pröbsting’s groundbreaking work in the late 1970s, there have been many analyses of how Cynicism helped to shape Nietzsche’s style, his commitment to combatting pessimism and opening up avenues for ‘gaiety’, and (perhaps most extensively) his presentation of philosophy as a kind of affronting outspokenness, underwritten in part by the philosopher’s situation as exile (in Diogenes’ case, a political exile from his native Sinope; in Nietzsche’s, a more elective exile from the institutions of academia). In ‘Diogenes Laertius and Nietzsche’, Glenn W. Most recalls heated debates surrounding the Lives in the nineteenth century, a particularly febrile period in German classical scholarship. “Dim-witted,” said Nietzsche. "Diogenes Laertius IX 61–116: The Philosophy of Pyrrhonism." Diogenes of Sinope (c404-323 BCE) and his followers claimed independence from conventional material desires and the normal turmoil of emotional life. Buy Lives of the Eminent Philosophers: by Diogenes Laertius by Mensch, Pamela, Miller, James online on Amazon.ae at best prices. is professor of English literature at the University of Oxford, and a fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford. 1986. The first complete English translation in nearly a century ; Includes essays by leading experts inlcuding James Romm, Anthony Grafton, Ingrid Rowland, and others ; Lavishly illustrated with full color reproductions of artworks , ., : Also of Interest. And for this reason, Berry consults Democritus, the "laughing philosopher", and refers to his treatise Peri Euthumiēs (On Cheerfulness) that is mentioned in Diogenes Laertius (IX: 46) and that appears to be closer to Nietzsche's approach (pp. , especially when he took to debasement of currency introduction lists all the manuscripts of the Humanities Division Preservation. The Humanities Division of Preservation and Access provided support for entering this text converted. 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