Asked in Countries, States, and Cities
What is Democritus and Aristotle country of origin?
Democritus was born in Abdera, Thrace, in Ancient Greece. Aristotle was born in Stagira, also in Ancient Greece. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Philosophy and Philosophers, Prepositions Conjunctions and Interjections, Example Sentences
Where did Democritus live?
Democritus, one of the first philosophers to suggest the notion of atoms, lived in Abdera, in the north of Greece. Please see the related link for details. ...
Asked in Philosophy and Philosophers
Who was the greek philosopher responsible for naming the atom?
The Greek philosopher that named the atom was Democritus. In Greek, the word atomos means indivisible. Democritus was born in Abdera, Greece in 460 BC. ...
Asked in History of Science
Seven things about democritus?
Was known as the laughing philosopher. Democritus got his nickname because he believed happiness is the greatest good and can be achieved when someone practices moderation, calm and freedom from fear. he was greek . an excellent geometer and discovered the atom. traveled to many different places. leucippus was his teacher. born in abdera. died in 370 bce i hope this helped!!!!!!! ...
Asked in Science
How did democritus die?
The cause of death of Democritus is not known. History has his age at death from 90 to 109. This is quite old for the time, so is likely he died of natural causes. However, Marcus Aurelius, the philosopher king, wrote Democritus was 'eaten by lice or vermin.' ...
Asked in Chemistry, Atoms and Atomic Structure
Who was the man who lived from 460BC -370BC?
One was a philosopher: Democritus (Greek: Δημόκριτος, Dēmokritos, "chosen of the people") (ca. 460 BC - ca. 370 BC) was an Ancient Greek philosopher born in Abdera, Thrace, Greece. He was an influential pre-Socratic philosopher and pupil of Leucippus, who formulated an atomic theory for the cosmos. ...