Ideas from 'The Iliad' by Homer [850 BCE], by Theme Structure

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17. Mind and Body / A. Mind-Body Dualism / 8. Dualism of Mind Critique
Homer does not distinguish between soul and body [Williams,B]
20. Action / B. Preliminaries of Action / 2. Willed Action / a. Will to Act
The 'will' doesn't exist; there is just conclusion, then action [Williams,B]
25. Society / B. The State / 5. Leaders / a. Autocracy
Let there be one ruler
28. God / C. Attitudes to God / 5. Atheism
Homer so enjoys the company of the gods that he must have been deeply irreligious [Nietzsche]