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Ideas of Anaximander, by Text

[Greek, c.610 - 540 BCE, Born in Miletus. Presumed pupil of Thales.]

570BCE books (all lost)
p.57 The parts of all things are susceptible to change, but the whole is unchangeable
p.75 Anaximander saw the contradiction in the world - that its own qualities destroy it
p.508 The Boundless cannot exist on its own, and must have something contrary to it
A09 p.14 Anaximander introduced the idea that the first principle and element of things was the Boundless
A26 p.16 The earth is stationary, because it is in the centre, and has no more reason to move one way than another
B1 p.19 Things begin and end in the Unlimited, and are balanced over time according to justice
B2 p.19 The essential nature, whatever it is, of the non-limited is everlasting and ageless