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1. Philosophy / C. History of Philosophy / 2. Ancient Philosophy / b. Pre-Socratic philosophy

[philosophy up to 410 BCE]

6 ideas
Anaximander produced the first philosophy book (and maybe the first book) [Anaximander, by Bodnár]
Plato never mentions Democritus, and wished to burn his books [Plato, by Diog. Laertius]
I revere Heraclitus [Nietzsche]
Xenophanes began the concern with knowledge [Annas]
Philosophy really got started as the rival mode of discourse to tragedy [Critchley]
The Pre-Socratics are not simple naturalists, because they do not always 'leave the gods out' [Leroi]