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Full Idea

Diogenes of Apollonia was more or less the last of those who made a study of natural science.

Gist of Idea

Diogenes of Apollonia was the last natural scientist


report of Diogenes (Apoll) (fragments/reports [c.440 BCE], A05) by Simplicius - On Aristotle's 'Physics' 9.25.1

Book Reference

'The First Philosophers', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP 2000], p.196

A Reaction

He quotes Theophrastus