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  • noun Alternative form of zoogeny.

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Examples

  • d (see Martin and Primavesi 1999, 144-149) strengthens previous evidence for a kind of zoogony, taking place under the influence of Strife, which is fully distinct from the kind of zoogony under the influence of Love.

    Empedocles

  • But in his zoogony, Empedocles also wrote about animals and how they came to be.

    Empedocles

  • In each half of the cycle, as the separation or unification proceeds, there is a cosmogony (generation of a cosmos or ordered world) and a zoogony (generation of animals).

    Empedocles

  • The idea of a single cosmogony and zoogony is attractive, in part, because it echoes other Presocratic philosophers.

    Empedocles

  • However, they hold that there is only one cosmogony and zoogony.

    Empedocles

  • It is clear that he associated zoogony with the influence of both Love and Strife.

    Empedocles

  • On this interpretation there is a single cosmogony and zoogony, not two as on the traditional interpretations.

    Empedocles

  • By contrast, in the second strain of interpretation, there is only one zoogony, which takes place under the increasing influence of Love, although Strife is still present.

    Empedocles

  • Protagoras introduces his account of early man by a zoogony and regards the capacity for technology as a human trait which stands in lieu of the various natural advantages (claws, wings, bodily strength) which fit animals for survival.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • It consiste of a cosmogony, a zoogony, and an anthropology which Diodorus inserted into the preface (1. 7-8) to his Universal History (ca. 60-30 B.c.) on the authority, as he tells us, of "the most generally recognized natural scientists"

    PROGRESS IN CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY

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