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'''Anaximander''' (fl. early 6th c. BC) was a Greek [[Philosophy|philosopher]] who held that the primary principal or cause of the world consisted of a non-material, boundless entity which underlay the world and its various changes. He wrote the first surviving fragments of Western philosophy and is also known for his accomplishments, both of a practical nature and in the realm of philosophical speculation, in what we would today call the fields of [[geography]], [[biology]], and [[astronomy]].
'''Anaximander''' (fl. early 6th c. BC) was a Greek [[Philosophy|philosopher]] who held that the primary principal or cause of the world consisted of a non-material, boundless entity which underlay the world and its various changes. He wrote the first surviving fragments of Western philosophy and is also known for his accomplishments, both of a practical nature and in the realm of philosophical speculation, in what we would today call the fields of [[geography]], [[biology]], and [[astronomy]].
==Bibliography==
''Web links''
* [http://www.iep.utm.edu/a/anaximan.htm Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry on Anaximander]
''Print literature''
* Barnes, J., ''Early Greek Philosophy'' (London, 1987)
* [[Frederick Copleston|Copleston, F.C.]], ''History of Philosophy'', Vol 1: Greece and Rome (Part 1 is a section on ''Pre-Socratic Philosophers'')
* Kahn, C.H., ''Anaximander and the Origins of Greek Cosmology'' (New York, 1960)
* Kirk, G.S., Raven, J.E., and Schofield, M., ''The Presocratic Philosophers'' (Cambridge, 1990)

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Anaximander (fl. early 6th c. BC) was a Greek philosopher who held that the primary principal or cause of the world consisted of a non-material, boundless entity which underlay the world and its various changes. He wrote the first surviving fragments of Western philosophy and is also known for his accomplishments, both of a practical nature and in the realm of philosophical speculation, in what we would today call the fields of geography, biology, and astronomy.