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Ideas of Gorgias, by Text

[Greek, c.483 - 420 BCE, Born at Leontini, Sicily. Taught by Zeno of Elea. Visited Athens. A sophist, who boasted that he could defend any opinion. Died in Sicily.]

443BCE On Being (frags)
B03 p.129 Not-Being obviously doesn't exist, and the five modes of Being are all impossible [Diog. Laertius]
442BCE Fragments of Gorgias
p.260 Destroy seriousness with laughter, and laughter with seriousness
442BCE Fragments and accounts of Gorgias
p.447 Gorgias says rhetoric is the best of arts, because it enslaves without using force [Plato]