- as continuing the Milesian search for a fundamental cosmological principle;
- changing the way one should think about the search for a fundamental cosmological principle
More elucidation of the second way of thinking about Heraclitus: the same-river aphorism as an implicit argument, viz. forcing the interlocutor to question the way he thinks about what there is, rather than a statement about what there is. (How this is supposed to go: Well, of course I can step in the same river twice; which requires support; which runs into the paradox; which requires thinking about sameness, difference, change.) Contrast that with Thales, Anaximander, etc..
Fragment 125. Two versions:
- The posset separates if it's not stirred;
- The posset stands still when it's moving.