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  • If the name BRANDON SANDERSON still doesn't ring a bell, he is the guy who will write the last three books of "The Wheel of Time" saga after the passing-away of ROBERT JORDAN.

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  • Nothing expresses coming-to-be and passing-away like an ocean wave, so it shouldn't be surprising that Japanese artists have thought long and hard about them.

    Plenty of Nothing:

  • He knew only that what had happened was something more than a mere passing-away; the people who remained were not the same, not even in the beautiful light of the sun…

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Avempace's reflections on absolute coming-to-be and passing-away start with a linguistic analysis of the term kawn

    Ibn Bajja

  • While Zeno and Melissus reinforced Parmenides 'distinction between what-is and what appears, other post-Parmenidean thinkers accepted Parmenides' arguments against coming-to-be and passing-away (as characterizing what-is), and about the nature of what is ultimately real, and argued that they did not rule out the possibility of metaphysically-based (or rational) cosmology.

    Presocratic Philosophy

  • Over the course of time, the cycles of the seasons, the rotations of the heavens, and other sorts of cyclical change (including coming-to-be and passing-away) are regulated and thus form a system.

    Presocratic Philosophy

  • He says that it is neither water nor any other of the so-called elements, but some other indefinite (apeiron) nature, from which come to be all the heavens and the worlds in them; and the things from which is the coming-to-be for the things that exist are also those into which is their passing-away, in accordance with what must be.

    Presocratic Philosophy

  • A younger contemporary of Anaxagoras, Empedocles, who lived in Sicily, also recognized the force of Parmenides 'arguments against coming-to-be and passing-away.

    Presocratic Philosophy

  • Any thing that genuinely is cannot be subject to coming-to-be or passing-away, must be of a single nature, and must be complete, in the sense of being unchangeably and unalterably what it is.

    Presocratic Philosophy

  • Aristotle, On coming-to-be and passing-away (De generatione and corruptione), revised Greek text with introduction and commentary by H.rold H. Joachim, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1926.

    Aristotle's Natural Philosophy

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