Gorgias

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Gorgias
Born485 BC
Leontini
Died380 BC
EraPre-Socratic filosofie
RegionWastren filosofie
SchuilSophism
Main interests
Ontology, epistemology rhetoric, moral relativism
Notable ideas
Paradoxologia

Gorgias (/ˈɡɔːriəs/; Greek: Γοργίας, [ɡorɡíaːs]; c. 485 – c. 380 BC[1]) wis a Greek sophist, Italiote, pre-Socratic filosofer an rhetorician who wis a native o Leontini in Sicily. Alang wi Protagoras, he forms the first generation o Sophists.

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  1. Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd. ed. s.v. "Gorgias" (Oxford, 1996)