|Nomos: is an expression from ancient Greek for customs and conventions, as well as for laws not adopted by a general assembly. See also natural justice, law._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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|Taureck I 31
Nomos/Callicles/according to Plato, Gorgias: we tame the strongest from the earliest stages onwards, tame them like lions, and tell them that equality is important ... when a man who has the necessary physique arises, he shakes everything off, breaks it, crushes our blinding works ...
Taureck: accordingly the laws of the nomos are based on conventions._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
B. H.F. Taureck
Die Sophisten Hamburg 1995