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Single Idea 577

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / D. Scepticism / 1. Scepticism]

Full Idea

Democritus concludes that either there is no truth or it is concealed from us.

Gist of Idea

Democritus says there is either no truth, or it is concealed from us


report of Democritus (fragments/reports [c.431 BCE], A112) by Aristotle - Metaphysics 1009b12

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.100