Xenocrates of Chalcedon

396 BC - 314 BC


Xenocrates was a student of Plato who went on to become head of the Academy. He was an early believer in the atomic theory and originated the classical distinction between mind, body and soul.
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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  1. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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