Speusippus of Athens, fl. mid-4th century BC. Plato's nephew, who headed the Academy following Plato's death. Some of his writings on numbers have survived; however, he is best remembered for his denial of Plato's forms.

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Lives of the Philosophers: Life of Speusippus
Section on this ancient thinker by Diogenes Laertius, as translated by C.D. Yonge.
Speusippus
Article from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy by Russell Dancy. Reviews in depth what is known about his life and doctrines.

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