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1

Thales of Miletus

Big idea: explain phenomena without referencing gods or goddesses

2

Pythagoras of Samos

Big idea: reality can be explained through numbers

3

Xenophanes of Colophon

Big idea: gods & goddesses are reflections of those who create them

4

Heraclitus

Big idea: nature and reality are constantly changing

5

Parmenides of Elea

said “one can’t know what is not”

6

Zeno of Elea

said “if everything that exists has a place, place too will have a place, and so on ad infinitum”

7

Socrates

Big Idea: `know thy self`

8

Plato

Big idea: Plato`s cave

9

Aristotle

Big Idea: purpose (teleology) = everything has a telos (goal) and it's everything's job to attain it

10

Democritus

Big Idea: universe consisted of atoms in constant motion

11

Epicurus

Big Idea: happiness is the elimination of pain

12

Diogenes of Sinope

Big Idea; mastery of self = happiness

13

Seneca

Remembered for; simple life = virtue & reason