Anaximander

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Anaximander
AnaximanderRelief.jpg
Relief representin Anaximander (Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano). Probably Roman copy o an earlier Greek oreeginal. This is the anly existin image o Anaximander frae the auncient warld.
Born c. 611 BC
Died c. 546 BC
Era Pre-Socratic filosofie
Region Wastren Filosofie
Schuil Ionian Filosofie, Milesian schuil, Naturalism
Main interests
Metapheesics, astronomy, geometry, geografie
Notable ideas
The apeiron is the arche
Yird floats unsupportit
Mechanical model o the sky
Watter o rain frae evaporation

Anaximander (/əˌnæksˈmændər/; Greek: Ἀναξίμανδρος Anaximandros; c. 610 – c. 546 BC) wis a pre-Socratic Greek filosopher who lived in Miletus,[1] a ceety o Ionia; Milet in modren Turkey.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Anaximander" in Chambers's Encyclopædia. London: George Newnes, 1961, Vol. 1, p. 403.