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611?–547? b.c, Greek astronomer and philosopher.
Historical Examples

Then we saw Zaleucus, Thales, Anaximander, and all the other sages who had sought truth and practised virtue.
A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 9 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

Anaximander, that they are carried by those circles and spheres on which they are placed.
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

But in one respect at least there is here an advance upon Anaximander.
A Critical History of Greek Philosophy W. T. Stace

Anaximander with his first map comes after Homer several hundred years.
Homer’s Odyssey Denton J. Snider

The remarks which Aristotle himself makes upon it are also very interesting, when he cites the opinion of Anaximander.
Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume I (of 4) George Grote

Anaximander, the disciple of Thales, invented maps and globes; born about 610 B.C.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 13, Issue 377, June 27, 1829 Various

Anaximander represents the earth as a cylinder, the upper face of which alone is inhabited.
Astronomical Myths John F. Blake

(Anaximander)292 had better explain the consistence of the infinity by which he explains matter.
Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 1 Plotinos (Plotinus)

Anaximander, who lived six centuries before Christ, advocated the assumption.
The Christian Foundation, Or, Scientific and Religious Journal, Volume 1, January, 1880 Various

611–547 bc, Greek philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who believed the first principle of the world to be the Infinite


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