Anaximenes

AnaximenesIn existographies, Anaximenes (585-528BC) (IQ:165|#440) (ACR:25) (GPhE:#) (CR:3) was a Greek philosopher, student of Anaximander, mentor to Hippo, noted for []

Overview
In c.545BC, Anaximenes theorized that the “arche” or source and cause of everything, out of which out of which all things are made, was aer, variously translated as “mist, vapor or air”; air, according to Anaximenes, when rarefied, became fire, and when condensed became water and earth, as follows:
Anaximenes theory
He theorized this, supposedly, per reasoning that because animals need air to breath, that this must be the original source of life. [1] This can be compared to Anaximander, who theorized that what he called the “apeiron”, which differentiated into water, earth, and fire, was the arche, and Thales, who said that water was the arche. Anaximenes model has since been truncated to an air is the first principle of everything philosophy.

Quotes | On
The following are quotes on Anaximenes:

“Several scholars have declared that there are many, perhaps even innumerable worlds, including: Aristarchus, Anaximenes, Xenophanes, Democritus, Epicurus, Metrodorus, Leucippus, and Diogenes.”
Otto Guericke (1672), New Magdeburg Experiments on the Vacuum of Space [2]

References
1. Cummings, Erica. (c.2018). “Philosopher Anaximenes: Theory & Quotes” (Ѻ), Study.com.
2. Guericke, Otto and Schott, Kaspar. (1672). Otto Guericke’s New Experiments: on (as they are called) on the Magdeburg vacuum space (Ottonis De Guericke Experimenta Nova (ut vocantur) Magdeburgica de Vacuo Spatio) (preface, pdf) (pg. 77). Janssonius a Waesberge.

External links
Anaximenes – Wikipedia.

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