Anaximandrian
adjective see Anaximander

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • anaximandrian — anax·i·man·dri·an …   English syllables

  • anaximandrian — ə|naksə|mandrēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Anaximander died 547 B.C. Greek astronomer and philosopher + English ian : of or relating to the philosophy of Anaximander who taught that the first principle is an infinite… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anaximander — Anaximandrian /euh nak seuh man dree euhn/, adj. /euh nak seuh man deuhr/, n. 611? 547? B.C., Greek astronomer and philosopher. * * * born 610 BC, Miletus died 546/545 BC Greek philosopher, often called the founder of astronomy. He apparently… …   Universalium

  • Ionians (The) — The Ionians Malcolm Schofield THALES AND OTHERS The Greeks agreed that philosophy had begun with Thales. However they did not know much about his views.1 What survives is mostly a potent legend. Herodotus tells stories of his practical ingenuity …   History of philosophy

  • Anaximander — biographical name 610 circa 547 B.C. Greek philosopher & astronomer • Anaximandrian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • milesian — I. mə̇ˈlēzhən, (ˈ)mī|l , ēshən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin milesius Milesian (from Greek milēsios, from Milētus Miletus) + English an 1. : of or belonging to the ancient city of Miletus, Asia Minor …   Useful english dictionary

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