Pre-socratic Definition

prēsō-krătĭk, -sə-
adjective
Designating or of the Greek philosophers before Socrates, often, specif., those whose philosophy was cosmological and ontological in emphasis.
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Synonyms:
presocratic
noun
A pre-Socratic philosopher.
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(historical) Any one of the pre-Socratic philosophers, viz. Thales (circa 624-546 BC), Anaximander (circa 610-546 BC), Anaximenes (circa 585-525 BC), Pythagoras (circa 576-495 BC), Xenophanes (circa 570-480 BC), Heraclitus (circa 535-475 BC), Parmenides (early-5th century BC), Anaxagoras (circa 500-428 BC), Empedocles (circa 490-430 BC), and Democritus (circa 460-370 BC).

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Other Word Forms of Pre-socratic

Noun

Singular:
pre-socratic
Plural:
pre-socratics
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