References for Leucippus

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  1. G B Kerferd, Biography in Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York 1970-1990).
  2. Biography in Encyclopaedia Britannica.


  1. C Bailey, The Greek Atomists and Epicurus (Oxford, 1928).
  2. J Barnes, Early Greek Philosophy (1987).
  3. W K C Guthrie, History of Greek Philosophy II (Cambridge, 1965).
  4. G S Kirk and J E Raven, The Presocratic Philosophers (Cambridge, 1957).


  1. J Barnes, Reason and necessity in Leucippus, in Proc. First International Congress on Democritus (Xanthi, 1984), 141-158.
  2. E Craig (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy 5 (London-New York, 1998), 578-579.
  3. B Russell, History of Western Philosophy (London, 1961), 82-90.

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