Democritus meaning

dĭ-mŏkrĭ-təs
Greek philosopher who developed one of the first atomist theories of the universe and espoused the doctrine that pleasure, along with self-control, is the goal of human life.
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460?-370? b.c.; Gr. philosopher: exponent of atomism.
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Greek philosopher who developed one of the first atomist theories of the universe. Democritus believed that the world consists of an infinite number of very small particles whose different characteristics and combinations account for the different qualities of all matter.
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A Greek philosopher (c.460-c.370 BC). The originator of the atomic theory together with his teacher Leucippus.
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Origin of democritus

  • From Ancient Greek Δημόκριτος (Dēmokritos).

    From Wiktionary