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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY V

ALCMAEON [24 DK]

R Earliest Attestation: Isocrates

See DOX. T6

Aristotle on Alcmaeon (R1–R2) An Aristotelian Treatise on Alcmaeon (R1)

R1 (cf. ad A3) Diog. Laert. 5.25 (= Arist.)

Πρὸς τὰ Ἀλκμαίωνος α΄.

Aristotle Disagrees with Alcmaeon on a Point of Zoology (R2)

R2 (< A7) Arist. HA 1.11 492a14–15

Ἀλκμαίων γὰρ οὐκ ἀληθῆ λέγει, φάμενος ἀναπνεῖν τὰς αἶγας κατὰ τὰ ὦτα.

The Platonization of Alcmaeon (R3–R4)

R3 (A12) Aët. 4.2.2 (Stob.) [περὶ ψυχῆς]

Ἀλκμαίων φύσιν αὐτοκίνητον κατ’ ἀίδιον κίνησιν καὶ

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ALCMAEON

ALCMAEON

R Earliest Attestation: Isocrates

See DOX. T6

Aristotle on Alcmaeon (R1–R2) An Aristotelian Treatise on Alcmaeon (R1)

R1 (cf. ad A3) Diogenes Laertius [list of Aristotle’s writings]

Against [or: On] Alcmaeon’s Doctrines, one book.

Aristotle Disagrees with Alcmaeon on a Point of Zoology (R2)

R2 (< A7) Aristotle, History of Animals

Alcmaeon is not right when he asserts that goats breathe by their ears.

See also D29

The Platonization of Alcmaeon (R3–R4)

R3 (A12) Aëtius

Alcmaeon: [scil. the soul is] a nature that moves itself with

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.alcmaeon-reception.2016