Linked bibliography for the SEP article "Leucippus" by Sylvia Berryman

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The standard scholarly edition of the ancient reports concerning the views of the Presocratic philosophers is Diels-Kranz' work (cited as DK): H. Diels and W. Kranz, Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, 6th edition, Berlin: Weidmann, 1951. For an English translation and commentary: C.C.W. Taylor, The Atomists: Leucippus and Democritus. Fragments, A Text and Translation with Commentary, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999. See also the report on Leucippus in: Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers (Loeb Classical Library), R.D. Hicks (trans.), Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1925, book 9.30–33.

Secondary Sources

  • Bailey, Cyril, 1928, The Greek Atomists and Epicurus, Oxford: Clarendon. (Scholar)
  • Barnes, Jonathan, 1982, The Presocratic Philosophers , rev. ed., London and New York: Routledge. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1984, ‘Reason and Necessity in Leucippus,’ in Linos G. Benakis (ed.), Proceedings of the First International Congress on Democritus (Volume 1), Xanthi: International Democritean Foundation, pp. 141–58. (Scholar)
  • Furley, David J., 1967, Two Studies in the Greek Atomists, Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1987, The Greek Cosmologists (Volume 1: The Formation of the Atomic Theory and its Earliest Critics), Cambridge: Cambridge University PRess. (Scholar)
  • Graham, Daniel, 2008. ‘Leucippus' Atomism,’ in Patricia Curd and Daniel W. Graham (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Presocratic Philosophy, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 333–352. (Scholar)
  • Gregory, Andrew, 2013. ‘Leucippus and Democritus on Like to Like and ou mallon,’ Apeiron, 46 (4): 446–68. (Scholar)
  • Kirk, G.S., J.E. Raven and Malcolm Schofield, 1957, The Presocratic Philosophers, second edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Scholar)
  • Leszl, Walter (ed.), 2009, I primi atomisti. Raccolta dei testi che riguardano Leucippo e Democrito, Florence: Olschki. (Scholar)
  • McKirahan, Jr., Richard D., 1994, Philosophy Before Socrates: An Introduction with texts and Commentary, Indianapolis: Hackett. (Scholar)
  • Schofield, Malcolm, 2002, ‘Leucippus, Democritus and the ou mallon Principle: An Examination of Theophrastus Phys. Op. Fr. 8,’ Phronesis, 47(3): 253–63. (Scholar)
  • Taylor, C.C.W., 1999, ‘The Atomists,’ in A.A. Long (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Early Greek Philosophy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 181–204. (Scholar)

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