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Ideas of Anon (Diss), by Text

[Greek, fl. 400 BCE, A sophist, probably from southern Italy. Author of 'Dissoi Logoi'.]

401BCE Treatise on double arguments
2 p.290 Lydians prostitute their daughters to raise a dowery, but no Greek would marry such a girl
2 p.290 Thracians think tattooing adds to a girl's beauty, but elsewhere it is a punishment
2 p.291 Anything can be acceptable in some circumstances and unacceptable in others
3 p.292 It is right to lie to someone, to get them to take medicine they are reluctant to take
3 p.292 Every apparent crime can be right in certain circumstances
4 p.294 True and false statements can use exactly the same words
6 p.296 We learn language, and we don't know who teaches us it
7 p.297 The first priority in elections is to vote for people who support democracy
8 p.297 How could someone who knows everything fail to act correctly?