Pre-Socratics QuizFrom NS Gill,
Your Guide to Ancient/Classical History.
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If you are not ready to take the Presocratics Quiz, learn more about 'Presocratics' first by reading some of the articles about the Pre-Socratic philosophers below:
- Pre-Socratic Natural Philosophy to Ethical Philosophy
The early Greek philosophers, from Ionia, (Asia Minor) and southern Italy, examined the world around them and asked questions about it. Instead of attributing its creation to anthropomorphic gods, they sought rational explanations. This was the beginning of natural philosophy.
Atomism was one of the theories the ancient Greek natural philosophers devised to explain the universe. The atoms, from the Greek for "not cut" were indivisible.
- Zeno of Elea