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Single Idea 14036

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / E. Cosmology / 10. Multiverse]

Full Idea

There is an unlimited number of cosmoi, and some are similar to this one and some are dissimilar.

Gist of Idea

There are endless cosmoi, some like and some unlike this one


Epicurus (Letter to Herodotus [c.293 BCE], 45)

Book Reference

Epicurus: 'The Epicurus Reader', ed/tr. Inwood,B. /Gerson,L. [Hackett 1994], p.8

Related Idea

Idea 14051 A cosmos is a collection of stars and an earth, with some sort of boundary, movement and shape [Epicurus]