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Single Idea 3058

[catalogued under 12. Knowledge Sources / C. Rationalism / 1. Rationalism]

Full Idea

Reason alone will prove the truth of facts.

Gist of Idea

Only reason can prove the truth of facts


Parmenides (fragments/reports [c.474 BCE]), quoted by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 09.3.3

Book Reference

Diogenes Laertius: 'Diogenes Laertius', ed/tr. Yonge,C.D. [Henry G. Bohn 1853], p.385