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The Legacy of Parmenides: Eleatic Monism and Later Presocratic Thought

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Parmenides of Elea was the most important and influential philosopher before Plato. He rejected as impossible the scientific inquiry practiced by the earlier Presocratic philosophers and held that generation, destruction, and change are unreal and that only one thing exists. In this book, Patricia Curd argues that Parmenides sought to reform rather than to reject scientific inquiry, and she offers a more coherent account of his influence on later philosophers. The Legacy of Parmenides examines Parmenides' arguments, ...

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The Legacy of Parmenides: Eleatic Monism and Later Presocratic Thought
2004, Parmenides Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781930972155

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