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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Philosophical School of Elis

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This school was founded by Phaedo, a pupil of Socrates. It existed for a very short time and was then transferred by Menedemus to Eretria, where it became known as the Eretrian school. Its chief members, beside Phaedo, were Anchipylus, Moschus and Pleistanus (see Phaedo and Menedemus).


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Philosophical School of Elis'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/p/philosophical-school-of-elis.html. 1910.

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