Ideas from 'fragments/reports' by Pherecydes [600 BCE], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Early Greek Phil II: first Ionians' by Anaximander (ed/tr Laks,A/Most,G) [Harvard Loeb 2016,978-0-674-99689-2]].

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26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 6. Early Matter Theories / c. Ultimate substances
Pherecydes said the first principle and element is earth [Sext.Empiricus]
29. Religion / D. Religious Issues / 2. Immortality / a. Immortality
Pherecydes was the first to say that the soul is eternal [Cicero]