- flourished 6th century b.c., Greek philosopher at Miletus.
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Anaximenes, the historian, who wrote an account of the Life of Alexander the Great.Shakespeare Jest-Books;
But there is present a keen sense of a problem unknown to Anaximenes.Studies in Logical Theory
Anaximenes, that the rest in this are not at all concerned, but that it is wholly performed by the sun.
Anaximenes affirms that in its dilatation it resembles a leaf.
Anaximenes believes that the stars are forced by a condensed and resisting air.
- 6th century bc, Greek philosopher who believed air to be the primary substance
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