Anaximenes



flourished 6th century b.c, Greek philosopher at Miletus.
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Anaximenes seems to have inclined to a view of cosmic evolution as throughout involving a quasi-spiritual factor.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 1 Various

Anaximenes, that the rest in this are not at all concerned, but that it is wholly performed by the sun.
Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch

Anaximenes considered the earth to be a flat disc floating upon air.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

Anaximenes affirms that in its dilatation it resembles a leaf.
Essays and Miscellanies Plutarch

To him succeeded his hearer, Anaximander, who (in turn) left Anaximenes as disciple and successor.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor

Like the two previous thinkers Anaximenes was an inhabitant of Miletus.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

But Theopompus says he reigned thirty-five years; Anaximenes, forty; Hieronymus, twenty-eight.
The Deipnosophists, or Banquet of the Learned of Athenus Athenus

His successor, Anaximenes, concluded the infinite substance to be air.
Ten Great Religions James Freeman Clarke

He assumed a vital air in all living things, being in this influenced by Anaximenes whose primitive matter was infinite air.
Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

Anaximenes — adopted Air as ἀρχή — rise of substances out of it, by condensation and rarefaction.
Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4) George Grote

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6th century bc, Greek philosopher who believed air to be the primary substance

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