Ideas of Leucippus, by Theme

[Greek, c.480 - 430 BCE, Born in Abdera, a slightly older contemporary of Democritus there. Possibly taught by Zeno of Elea.]

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10. Modality / A. Necessity / 8. Transcendental Necessity
Everything happens by reason and necessity
     Full Idea: Nothing happens at random; everything happens out of reason and by necessity.
     From: Leucippus (fragments/reports [c.435 BCE], B002), quoted by (who?) - where?