Anaximander’s 'Boundless Nature'

@inproceedings{Couprie2014AnaximandersN,
  title={Anaximander’s 'Boundless Nature'},
  author={Dirk L. Couprie and Radim Ko{\vc}andrle},
  year={2014}
}
The usual interpretation has it that Anaximander made ‘the Boundless’ (τὸ ἄπeιρον) the source and principle of everything. However, in the works of Aristotle, the nearest witness, no direct connection can be found between Anaximander and ‘the Boundless’. On the contrary, Aristotle says that all the physicists made something else the subject of which ἄπeιρος is a predicate (Phys. 203 a 4). When we take this remark seriously, it must include Anaximander as well. This means that Anaximander did… Expand

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