Parmenides, Atoms, and Math

Parmenides, Atoms, and Math - Mitch Garrett 274805...

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Mitch Garrett 274805 Parmenides, Atoms, and Mathematics The three excerpts on philosophy provide a wide range of thoughts on how the universe came into and is still in being. Parmenides provides the pessimistic approach that the universe is a static universe and what is now has always been and will always continue to be. ADDIN ZOTERO_ITEM {"citationItems":[{"itemID":3161,"locator":"43-44","position":3}]} As we move onto Atomism by Leucippus and Democritus , the belief changes to one that atoms and voids combine to create everything in the universe. ADDIN ZOTERO_ITEM {"citationItems":[{"itemID":3161,"locator":"43-44","position":3}]} Finally, the mathematics approach provides the idea that everything is modeled after numbers and ratios. ADDIN ZOTERO_ITEM {"citationItems":[{"itemID":3161,"locator":"42-43","position":3}]} Each philosophy tends to disprove the others by the thoroughness of its explanation. In Parmenides , it is stated that there could be no beginning, because something would have been
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