Single Idea 367

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 1. Causation]

Full Idea

Anaxagoras asserted that it is mind that produces order and is the cause of everything.

Gist of Idea

Anaxagoras says mind produces order and causes everything


report of Anaxagoras (fragments/reports [c.460 BCE]) by Plato - Phaedo 097d

Book Reference

Plato: 'The Last Days of Socrates', ed/tr. Tredennick,Hugh [Penguin 1969], p.155