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atomists, Leucippus and Democritus

fragments : a text and translation with a commentary

by Leucippus.

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atomism -- Early works to 1800,
  • Physics -- Philosophy -- Early works to 1800,
  • Philosophy, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby C.C.W. Taylor.
    SeriesThe Phoenix presocratics ;, v. 5 = Les Présocratiques Phoenix ;, t. 5, Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; 36 = Phoenix. Tome supplémentaire,, 36, Phoenix pre-Socratics ;, v. 5., Phoenix., 36.
    ContributionsDemocritus., Taylor, C. C. W. 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB225.E5 L48 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 308 p. ;
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3476337M
    ISBN 100802043909
    LC Control Number2005615807
    OCLC/WorldCa41273690

    The atomists, Leucippus and Democritus: fragments: a text and translation with a commentary by Leucipo (Book) 9 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Eleatic school, as did atomists such as Democritus and Leucippus, but in rather stronger terms. Anaxagoras challenged the Parmidean doctrine of the indivisible One by positing an indefinite number of elemental ingredi-ents or “numberless seeds.” Furthermore, this last phrase, if it belongs toFile Size: KB.

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Atomists, Leucippus and Democritus by Leucippus. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most of the texts used by the authors are doxographical. Aristotle discussed Democritus extensively and even wrote a book against him. Many other people also wrote about them. This makes it difficult to ascertain whether these other writers have represented the atomists fairly.

It is unfortunate that even philosophers can have prejudices/5(5). Democritus has 21 books on Goodreads with ratings. Democritus’s most popular book is The Atomists Leucippus and Democritus: FRAGMENTS. We now have, for the first time in English a translation of the bulk of texts concerning the atomists, with commentary.

The work contains a new presentation of the evidence for the thought of Leucippus and Democritus, based on the original sources. It includes a Greek atomists of the fragments, in a new selection, with facing English translation/5.

The work contains a new presentation of the evidence for the thought of Leucippus and Democritus, based on the original sources. It includes a Greek text of the fragments, in a new selection, with facing English translation. The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus by C.

Taylor,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). The only two known Presocratic atomists were Leucippus and his student Democritus. Unfortunately, we know very little about Leucippus, the founder of atomic theory.

Even his place of birth is in dispute, given variously as Miletus, Abdera, and Elea. The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus. Book Description: A new presentation of the evidence for the thought of Leucippus and Democritus, based on the original sources. Includes the Greek text of the fragments with facing English translation, notes, commentary, and complete indexes and concordances.

eISBN: Subjects: Philosophy. Leucippus. Leucippus, living in the 5 th century BCE, was the founder of atomism. Leucippus and Democritus book early account of atomic theory arose in response to Parmenides’ denial of the void.

Leucippus claimed that without the void, motion was impossible. He also claimed that equating the void with nonexistence was a false equation. We now have, for the first time in English a translation of the bulk of texts concerning the atomists, with commentary.

The work contains a new presentation of the evidence for the thought of Leucippus and Democritus, based on the original sources. It includes a Greek text of the fragments, in a new selection, with facing English : $ Leucippus (5th cn. B.C.E.) Leucippus was the founder of Atomism. We know next to nothing about his life, and his book appears to have been incorporated in the collected works of Democritus.

No writer subsequent to Theophrastos seems to have been able to distinguish his teaching from that of. In this book CCW Taylor amends an eons-long dearth of information in English about the greatest philosopher-scientist from antiquity.

Popular during the Renaissance and Enlightenment as a source of information and wisdom about scientific principles (feeding Bacon's spirit for the writing of his Novum Organum), Democritus has all but been pushed back into obscurity by the triumph of English /5.

The work contains a new presentation of the evidence for the thought of Leucippus and Democritus, based on the original sources. It includes a Greek text of the fragments, in a new selection, with facing English translation.

The testimonia (all newly translated) are presented in a new selection, designed to clarify the structure of the atomists /5(5). The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus - Fragments (Phoenix Presocractic Series) Paperback – 13 Feb. by C.C.W. Taylor (Author) out of 5 stars 5 ratings See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(5).

The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus: Taylor, C. W., LEUCIPPUS, DEMOCRITUS: : Libros/5(5). Certainly the most original fifth-century contribution to the debate on the nature of change was that of Leucippus (Leukippos) of Miletus. Little is known about his life, except that he lived around b.c.e., wrote two books (On Mind and The Great World System), and was.

Using this theory of atoms in the void, the atomists are the first philosophers to venture a full-fledged theory of sensation. They attempt to explain all of the macroscopic qualities of the world by appealing only to the size, shape, order, and position of atoms.

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The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus: Fragments (Phoenix Presocractic Series) [C.C.W. Taylor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It may not be too much to say that all the work Western philosophers have done over the past two thousand years was begun by the Pre-Socratics.

The Phoenix Pre-Socratic series has been instrumental in recovering Pre-Socratic texts. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. Most sources say that Democritus followed in the tradition of Leucippus and that they carried on the scientific rationalist philosophy associated with Miletus.

Both were thoroughly materialist, believing everything to be the result of natural Aristotle or Plato, the atomists attempted to explain the world without reasoning as to purpose, prime mover, or final : c BC, Abdera, Thrace.

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