13 Most Important Greek Philosophers Before Socrates (Presocratics)

Socrates, Aristotle and Plato are by far the most famous Greek philosophers commonly associated with the Greek classical period. Yet, these masterminds owe a lot to a series of thinkers that lived during the 6th and 5th centuries BCE known as Presocratics. The Presocratics were the first philosophers in the western canon and produced a great variety of different theories that tried to explain the nature of the universe. The foundations of science and philosophy were laid with these early...

13 Most Important Greek Philosophers Before Socrates (Presocratics)

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