Leucippus

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Leucippus
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Leucippus
Born Early 5t century BCE
Abdera or Miletus
Died 5t century BCE
Era Pre-Socratic filosofie
Region Wastren Filosofie
Schuil Pre-Socratic filosofie: Atomism, Materialism
Main interests
Metapheesics
Notable ideas
Atomism

Leucippus (/lˈsɪpəs/; Greek: Λεύκιππος, Leukippos; fl. 5t century BCE) is reportit in some auncient soorces tae hae been a filosofer who wis the earliest Greek tae develop the theory o atomism — the idea that everything is componed entirely o various imperishable, indivisible elements cried atoms.