Ideas of Melissus, by Theme

[Greek, c.485 - 430 BCE, Born on the island of Samos. Taught by Parmenides. An admiral in the Athenian navy.]

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7. Existence / A. Nature of Existence / 4. Existence as One
Being is one
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 1. Matter / c. Atoms
The void is not required for change, because a plenum can alter in quality
27. Natural Reality / A. Physics / 2. Movement
There is no real motion, only the appearance of it
27. Natural Reality / D. Cosmology / 2. Beginning
Nothing could come out of nothing