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- Parmenides Born 515? B.C. Greek philosopher and a founder of the Eleatic tradition.
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- proper n. An Ancient Greek philosopher born in Elea, in southern Italy. Founder of the Eleatic school of philosophy.
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- n. a presocratic Greek philosopher born in Italy; held the metaphysical view that being is the basic substance and ultimate reality of which all things are composed; said that motion and change are sensory illusions (5th century BC)
From Ancient Greek Παρμενίδης (Parmenidēs). (Wiktionary)