Leucippus

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Leucippus
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Leucippus
BornEarly 5t century BCE
Abdera or Miletus
Died5t century BCE
EraPre-Socratic filosofie
RegionWastren Filosofie
SchuilPre-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.