5th century bc Greek philosopher, who originated the atomist theory of matter, developed by his disciple, Democritus
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How to use Leucippus in a sentence
Having persuaded Leucippus to break his promise, the twins carried off the maidens as their brides.Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome | E.M. Berens
Exactly what were the respective contributions of Leucippus and Democritus to the Atomist philosophy, is also a matter of doubt.
According to Leucippus and Democritus, if matter were divided far enough, we should ultimately come to indivisible units.
If that is so, it is very difficult to say how the early Atomists, Leucippus and Democritus, explained the original motion.
But look at the mass of mountain on the right in Turner's Daphne hunting with Leucippus.Modern Painters Volume I (of V) | John Ruskin