Democritus of Abdera, c. 460 BC - c. 370 BC. Prominent Greek philosopher of Socrates' time who developed the atomistic worldview first proposed by Leucippus.
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S. Marc Cohen's lecture notes on Democritus, considering this thinker in the broader context of Presocratic and Socratic thought.
Article by J.J. O'Connor and E.F. Robertson, from the MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive. Emphasizes this philosopher's work in physics and geometry.
Article from the Wikipedia openly-edited encyclopedia.
Article from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, summarizing this thinker's life and teachings.
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