- Greek philosopher who developed an atomistic theory of matter (460-370 BC)
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(c. 460-c. 370 BC) Greek philosopher and speculative scientist who made a significant contribution to metaphysics with his atomic theory of the universe: all things originate from a vortex of tiny, indivisible...
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Greek philosopher who developed an atomistic theory of matter (460-370 BC)
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Greek philosopher, a central figure in the development of the atomic theory of the universe.[19 related articles]
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The rim of Democritus is generally sharp-edged and shows little sign of erosion. It forms not quite a circle, with outward notch-like bulges that give it a slightly irregular shape. The inner walls have single or double terraces that lead down to a relatively flat interior floor. Near the mid-point of the crater is a small central
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Democritus (Δημόκριτος, Dēmokritos, "chosen of the people") (ca. 460 BC – ca. 370 BC) was an Ancient Greek philosopher born in Abdera, Thrace, Greece. He was an influential pre-Socratic philosopher and pupil of Leucippus, who formulated an atomic theory for the cosmos. His exact contributions are difficult to disentangle from his me..
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Democritus (dimok'ritus) , c.460–c.370 B.C., Greek philosopher of Abdera; pupil of Leucippus. His theory of the nature of the physical world was the most radical and scientific attempted up to his time. He avoided the abstractions of his predecessors, Anaxagoras (mind) and Empedocles (harm...
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Democritus was a Greek philosopher of the new Eleatic school. He was born between 470 and 460 BC at Abdera and died in 370 BC. He travelled to Egypt, where he studied geometry, and probably visited other countries, to extend his knowledge of nature. Among the Greek philosophers he enjoyed the instruction of Leuoippus. He afterwards returned to his
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Greek philosopher and speculative scientist who made a significant contribution to metaphysics with his atomic theory of the universe: all things originate from a vortex of tiny, indivisible particles, which he called atoms, and differ according to the shape and arrangement of their atoms. Democritus' discussion of the constant motion of at...
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