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Parmenides - Wikipedia
Parmenides of Elea (/ p ɑːr ˈ m ɛ n ɪ d iː z ... ˈ ɛ l i ə /; Greek: Παρμενίδης ὁ Ἐλεάτης; fl. late sixth or early fifth century BC) was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher from Elea in Magna Graecia (Greater Greece, included Southern Italy). He was the founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy.The single known work of Parmenides is a poem, On Nature, which has ...
Parmenides (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Parmenides of Elea, active in the earlier part of the 5th c. BCE, authored a difficult metaphysical poem that has earned him a reputation as early Greek philosophy’s most profound and challenging thinker.
Parmenides | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Parmenides of Elea (Late 6th cn.—Mid 5th cn. B.C.E.) Parmenides of Elea was a Presocratic Greek philosopher. As the first philosopher to inquire into the nature of existence itself, he is incontrovertibly credited as the “Father of Metaphysics.”
Parmenides - Ancient History Encyclopedia
Parmenides (c. 485 BCE) of Elea was a Greek philosopher from the colony of Elea in southern Italy.He is known as the founder of the Eleatic School of philosophy which taught a strict Monistic view of reality. Philosophical Monism is the belief that all of the sensible world is of one, basic, substance and being, un-created and indestructible.
Parmenides | Greek philosopher | Britannica.com
…following the early Greek philosopher Parmenides, who is known as the father of metaphysics, had sought to distinguish opinion, or belief, from knowledge and to assign distinct objects to each. Opinion, for Plato, was a form of apprehension that was shifting and unclear, similar to seeing things in a dream…
Plato's Parmenides (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The Parmenides is, quite possibly, the most enigmatic of Plato's dialogues. The dialogue recounts an almost certainly fictitious conversation between a venerable Parmenides (the Eleatic Monist) and a youthful Socrates, followed by a dizzying array of interconnected arguments presented by Parmenides to a young and compliant interlocutor named “Aristotle” (not the philosopher, but rather a ...
Parmenides - Wikiquote
Parmenides (fl. early 5th century BCE) was an ancient Greek monist philosopher born in Elea, a Greek city on the southern coast of Italy, and founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy.
The Internet Classics Archive | Parmenides by Plato
That, Parmenides, is a tremendous business of which you speak, and I do not quite understand you; will you take some hypothesis and go through the steps?-then I shall apprehend you better. That, Socrates, is a serious task to impose on a man of my years.
Parmenides (dialogue) - Wikipedia
Parmenides (Greek: Παρμενίδης) is one of the dialogues of Plato. It is widely considered to be one of the more, if not the most, challenging and enigmatic of Plato 's dialogues.    The Parmenides purports to be an account of a meeting between the two great philosophers of the Eleatic school , Parmenides and Zeno of Elea , and ...
Introduction to Parmenides
In this lecture we will learn about Parmenides, a Presocratic philosopher who concluded that birth, change, motion, and death are illusory. For more lectures visit www.academyofideas.com.