Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Speussipus, Noam Chomsky and George Berkeley

unexpand these ideas     |    start again     |     choose another area for these philosophers

display all the ideas for this combination of philosophers

1 idea

28. God / C. Attitudes to God / 5. Atheism
Speusippus said things were governed by some animal force rather than the gods [Speussipus, by Cicero]
     Full Idea: Speusippus, following his uncle Plato, held that all things were governed by some kind of animal force, and tried to eradicate from our minds any notion of the gods.
     From: report of Speussipus (thirty titles (lost) [c.367 BCE]) by M. Tullius Cicero - On the Nature of the Gods ('De natura deorum') I.33