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Empedocles of Acragas : his theory and the exact sciences / by Nicos I. Georgakellos.

Author: N I Geōrgakellos
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Empedocles of Acragas is known as philosopher, healer, excellent orator, miracle-maker, and engineer. This book shows that the careful study of extant fragments of his writings confirms that he was a multi-faceted thinker. In a period when most thinkers were monists, he was a pluralist and the first to introduce the principle of the four elements (roots, as he has named them), as well as the two motive factors (Love  Read more...
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Named Person: Empedocles.; Empedocles.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N I Geōrgakellos
ISBN: 1527525910 9781527525917
OCLC Number: 1085157351
Description: 120 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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