Anaximenes. The Last of Milesian School

The last of the Milesian school was Anaximenes. He, as Thales and Anaximander before him, tried to identify the single substance out of which everything is made. While Thales and Anaximander thought it was water and apeiron (indefinite) accordingly, Anaximenes opted for air, pointing out that just as air gives life to the human body, … More Anaximenes. The Last of Milesian School


Thales was the first of three philosophers of the Milesian School. The second one was¬†Anaximander. ¬†He is much more interesting than Thales. A lot of achievements are ascribed to him, namely the publishing of the first map of the world, the creation of the first mechanistic model of the world, and other considerable accomplishments about … More Anaximander