meaning of Anaximander

Anaximander meaning in Urban Dictionary

I laught at your jest.

Anaximander meaning in Names Dictionary

Name of a Greek philosopher.
Name Origin: Latin
Name Gender: Male

Anaximander meaning in General Dictionary

a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales just who believed the universal compound becoming infinity instead of anything resembling ordinary items (611-547 BC)

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Anaximander meaning in Philosophy Dictionary

(6th Cent. B.C.) With Thales and Anaximenes he formed the Milesian class of Greek Philosophy; with one of these and various other thinkers of this cosmological duration he desired the ground associated with the manifold processes of nature in one world-principle or cosmic things that he identified with "the Infinite". He had been the first to come out regarding the realm of experience and ascribed to their "unlimited" the attributes of eternity, imperishability and inexhaustability. Cf. Burnet, Early Greek Philosophy; Diels, Frag. d. i Vorsokr. -- M.F.

Sentence Examples with the word Anaximander

The successors of Thales were Anaximander and Anaximenes, who also sought for a primal substance of things.

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