Heraclitus vs. Parmenides


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Heraclitus and Parmenides were _____.

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1. What is the creative principle according to Heraclitus?

2. According to Heraclitus _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will test your understanding of Heraclitus and Parmenides. Quiz topics include the role of these two men in ancient history and the creative principle from Heraclitus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to know about these points for the quiz/worksheet:

  • Heraclitus's main ideology
  • The foundation of Parmenides's philosophy
  • One way these two philosophers shared similar ideas

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the philosophies of Heraclitus and Parmenides
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of philosophers they were in ancient Greece
  • Making connections - use your understanding of their philosophical ideas to recognize a similarity between the two

Additional Learning

Explore the subject of ancient Greece and its philosophers with the lesson named Heraclitus vs. Parmenides. The lesson will teach you more about these key subjects:

  • The time period when Heraclitus and Parmenides were alive
  • Heraclitus's nickname and his main philosophical points
  • A long poem composed by Parmenides
  • Characteristics of Parmenides' philosophical teachings