References for Democritus


  1. G B Kerferd, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Democritus.aspx
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.
    http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9029904/Democritus

Books:

  1. 4. R S Brumbaugh, The philosophers of Greece (Albany, N.Y., 1981).
  2. T Cole, Democritus and the Sources of Greek Anthropology, Amer. Philos. Ass. Monograph (1967).
  3. Diogenes Laertius, Lives of eminent philosophers (New York, 1925).
  4. W K C Guthrie, A history of Greek philosophy (six vols.) (Cambridge, 1962-81).
  5. T L Heath, A History of Greek Mathematics I (Oxford, 1921).

Articles:

  1. D E Hahm, Chrysippus' solution to the Democritean dilemma of the cone, Isis 63 (217) (1972), 205-220.
  2. B Russell, History of Western Philosophy (London, 1961), 82-90.
  3. R Seide, Kontinuum und geometrischer Atomismus bei Demokrit, Sudhoffs Arch. 65 (2) (1981), 105-116.
  4. V Vita, Democritus and geometric indivisibles (Italian), Boll. Storia Sci. Mat. 4 (2) (1984), 3-23.

January 1999


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