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Xenocrates (396–314 B.C.)

Xenocrates (zä-nok’ra-tēz). A Greek writer and philosopher; born in Chalcedon, in 396 B.C.; died in 314 in Athens, where he had removed in early youth, and where he joined Plato. He was for some years scholarch, or rector, of the Academy. His writings were numerous, chiefly on metaphysics and ethics, laying special stress upon the latter, and working on Platonic lines.