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(fl. c. 400 bc)

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Antisthenes

Antisthenes  

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(c.445–c.360 bc)A devoted follower of Socrates, but also considered (e.g. by Diogenes Laertius) to be an important influence on the first famous Cynic, Diogenes of Sinope. He shared much of Socrates' ...
Cratylus

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William David Ross

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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a younger contemporary of *Socrates. He pressed the doctrine of *Heraclitus (1) to an extreme point, denying to things even the slightest fixity of nature. According to ...

Cratylus

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E. L. Hussey

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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(fl. c.400 bc).

A self-declared follower of Heraclitus, who maintained that all sensible particulars are changing in every respect all the time. According to ...

form and matter

form and matter  

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In Aristotelian thought, the structure or nature that is imposed upon undifferentiated materia prima to make the different kinds of substance in the world. See also hylomorphism, matter.
Heraclitus

Heraclitus  

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(c.500 bc),Greek philosopher. He believed that fire is the origin of all things and that permanence is an illusion, everything being in a (harmonious) process of constant change.

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