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Rodzinsky, D. L. Conception of Fate in Ancient Culture

Published in journal "Philosophy and Culture", 2009-12 in rubric "Philosophy of death", pages 0-0.

Resume: This paper highlights the historical formation of one of the most influential images of fate in ancient culture - Geymarmene. Arising from the Greeks at an early stage of the mythological perception of the world, it has undergone significant changes in its value. At first, it symbolized the clan revenge, returning the punishment for the crimes of ancestors to descendants, then later - becomes an independent element of space, through which the stoic sage "polishing" their virtues. Because of the "executioner" punishing their victims it is transformed into ecumenical "educator".

Keywords: fate, destiny, tribal morality, Geymarmene, Moira, retribution, space, justice, fate, philosophy, virtue

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