Identify these three points and either briefly explain the first and third points, or explain the second point in detail.

Identify these three points and either briefly explain the first and third points, or explain the second point in detail..

Cornford notes a significant achievement in Western thought on p. 7, in the discovery of nature. He follows this up with three specific points which he calls features of the pre-scientific age. Identify these three points and either briefly explain the first and third points, or explain the second point in detail.

Atomism is often described as a form of materialism, that is, the theory that all things that are real must be physical or material. Being a materialist doctrine, how does Atomism account for things like soul? Considering that souls are not material, by definition, can Atomism, as such, provide a full account of them? Note this isn’t about providing an opinion so much as analyzing the definition of Atomism. (p. 24-28).


Identify these three points and either briefly explain the first and third points, or explain the second point in detail.

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