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Chrysippus

[krahy-sip-uh s, kri-] /kraɪˈsɪp əs, krɪ-/
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280–209? b.c, Greek Stoic philosopher.
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Greek philosopher from Soli (Soloi) who was the principal systematizer of Stoic philosophy. He is considered to have been, with Zeno, cofounder of the academy at Athens Stoa (Greek: "Porch"). Credited with about 750 writings, he was among the first to organize propositional logic as an intellectual discipline.

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