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Chrysippus (c.280–c.206 BC)

DOI
10.4324/9780415249126-A030-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A030-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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The Greek philosopher Chrysippus of Soli was the third and greatest head of the Stoic school in Athens. He wrote voluminously, and in particular developed Stoic logic into a truly formidable system. His philosophy is effectively identical with ‘early Stoicism’.

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Sedley, David. Chrysippus (c.280–c.206 BC), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-A030-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/chrysippus-c-280-c-206-bc/v-1.
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