9 - The Final Cut: Democritus and Leucippus
In this episode Peter discusses the Atomists Democritus and Leucippus, and how they were responding to the ideas of Parmenides and his followers.
D. Furley, “Two Studies in the Greek Atomists,” (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1967).
P.S. Hasper, “The Foundations of Presocratic Atomism,” Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy 17 (1999), 1-14.
D. Konstan, “Atomism and its Heritage: Minimal Parts,” in Ancient Philosophy, 2 (1982), 60-75.
T. O’Keefe, “The Ontological Status of Sensible Qualities for Democritus and Epicurus,” Ancient Philosophy 17 (1997), 119-34.
C.C.W. Taylor, The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus (Toronto: 1999).