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Single Idea 550

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 6. Early Matter Theories / c. Ultimate substances]

Full Idea

Anaxagoras said that the number of principles was infinite.

Gist of Idea

Anaxagoras said that the number of principles was infinite

Source

report of Anaxagoras (fragments/reports [c.460 BCE]) by Aristotle - Metaphysics 984a

Book Reference

Aristotle: 'The Metaphysics', ed/tr. Lawson-Tancred,Hugh [Penguin 1998], p.14