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13 Ethics: Other Writers D22. There are two forms of judgment, genuine and bastard. To the bastard form belong all these, sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, but the other is genuine and separate from this. When the bastard form can no longer see anything smaller or hear or smell or taste or perceive by touch, but to a finer degree ... SEXTUS Against the Mathematicians VII.139. Context in 179a.

D23. Wretched mind, you get your evidence from us, and yet you overthrow us? The overthrow is a fall for you. GALEN On Medical Experience 15.7. Context in 179c. ETHICS Fragments Attested or Confirmed by Writers Other Than Stobaeus D24. Blessedness and wretchedness belong to the soul. See D25. D25. Blessedness does not reside in herds or in gold; the soul is the dwelling-place of the guardian spirit.5 STOBAEUS II.7.3i. Context in 189. D26. Joy and sorrow are the distinguishing mark of things beneficial and harmful.6 STOBAEUS III.1.46. CLEMENT Miscellanies 11.130 confirms 'Joy ... mark'; see 190. fragment is the same on either interpretation, viz. that our opinions about the world are determined by the impact of the flow of atoms from objects around us on our receptive mechanisms. That impact, produced by the constant influx of atoms, produces constant alteration (reshaping) of those mechanisms. The alternative interpretations pick out different stages in the causal process; since the whole process is required for an account of opinion and its relation to the reality of things, nothing substantial hinges on the choice of interpretation. 5 The Greek word eudaimonia, translated 'blessedness/ literally means 'having a favourable guardian spirit.' Hence the message of the statement is that blessedness depends, not on one's external circumstances, but on one's state of soul. See commentary 'Ethics and Politics/ pp. 227-30. 6 Langerbeck 11, p. 65 translates the genitives as masculine 'beneficial and harmful people.'

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