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Parmenides of Elea, Presocratic Philosopher, c.500 bc, 

The Oxford Classical Dictionary
Catherine OsborneCatherine Osborne

roughly contemporary with *Heraclitus (1), made pioneering contributions in logic, metaphysics, and philosophy of language. He is plausibly said to have devised legislation for Elea (Speusippus apud DL 9.21–3). Plato's fictional description of an encounter with the juvenile Socrates (Pl. ... ...

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