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Philosopher, Mathematician (c. 460 BC — c. 370 BC)


Ava Chitwood. Death by Philosophy: The Biographical Tradition in the Life and Death of the Archaic Philosophers Empedocles, Heraclitus, and Democritus. University of Michigan Press. 2004. 209pp.

James Warren. Epicurus and Democritean Ethics: An Archaeology of Ataraxia. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 241pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.405)

  7. Greek and Latin Authors 800BC-1000AD (pp.120-22)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.264)

  9. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.10)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.143)

  11. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.176)

  12. Who's Who in the Greek World (p.75)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.127)

  14. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.142)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.65)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.101)

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