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Day: January 24, 2012

Musings On Atoms, Images, And Monads

Musings On Atoms, Images, And Monads

  Democritus believed the soul is composed of globular atoms of fire. Referring to Democritus, Aristotle wrote, Some say that what originates movement is both preeminently and primarily soul; believing that what is not itself moved cannot originate movement in another, they arrived at the view that soul belongs to the class of things in movement. This is what led Democritus to say that soul is a sort of fire or hot substance; his ‘forms’ or atoms are infinite in…

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