What is the best translation of Parmenides' "On Nature"?
The sources I'm finding online can differ drastically, and when I try to discern between them I find too many holes in an otherwise (fairly) concrete or cohesive understanding.
I swear to God, skimming the wikipedia article might be just as fruitful
Question: Can you read any Greek? Like, just even recognizing basic words?
Translations abound, but scholars disagree with how to render even basic terms. (Is Parmenides saying that Thinking and Being are the same, or is he saying that Thinking and Being involve each other, or is he saying that what's there to think about is the same as what *is*?)
Here's probably the best short study of the poem of Parmenides: