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  • Parmenides Of Elea >>
  • Aristotle, too, gave greater definiteness to the idea of zones conceived by Parmenides, who had pictured a torrid zone uninhabitable by reason of heat, two frigid zones uninhabitable by reason of cold, and two intermediate temperate zones fit for human occupation.
  • It took its name from Elea, a Greek city of lower Italy, the home of its chief exponents, Parmenides and Zeno.
  • Its foundation is often attributed to Xenophanes of Colophon, but, although there is much in his speculations which formed part of the later Eleatic doctrine, it is probably more correct to regard Parmenides as the founder of the school.
  • At all events, it was Parmenides who gave it its fullest development.
 

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