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Some of these liberties in translation appear in the notes, but others do not.
I was a bit underwhelmed by "Fragments", which is not only a slim volume to start with but also consists of the text in Greek on facing pages.
I find it extremely disappointing that Penguin Classics would allow and publish such shoddy academic work.
Anyone who is into Enlightened Maters would rejoice this book. It is very telegraphic, meaning, Heraclitus' words are very brief but extraordinarily potent....Published 11 months ago by slodaya
This particular edition, as others have made clear, is insufficient for the reader looking to understand Heraclitus. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Jake Fox
This book does contain some interesting verses, some of which seem to reflect Heraclitus' relation to spiritual influences or forms of ancient belief. Read morePublished 18 months ago by N. Coppedge
I was a bit underwhelmed by "Fragments", which is not only a slim volume to start with but also consists of the text in Greek on facing pages. Read morePublished on November 8, 2011 by Peter Monks
If I did not think I could better the thinking in trnaslation of our mutual friend Heraclitus, I would not write this review. Read morePublished on August 24, 2009 by Reece Thomas Harris
As a recent graduate of a Classics program and enthusiast of pre-Socratic philosophy, I was thrilled to see an edition of Heraclitus' fragments available with the original Greek... Read morePublished on March 11, 2007 by J. Golebiewski
This compilation of words by ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, is known as "Fragments" because there are no actual works by Heraclitus in existence today. Read morePublished on July 28, 2006 by John3
The original is one of 'Man's' (male and female) true spiritual and philosophical mssterpieces. I found this translation both sensitive and thoughtful.