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Apeiron

 

in the philosophy of Anaximander, a limitless, incommensurable, and boundless primary substance.

Anaximander’s concept was a step forward in developing the concept of matter compared to the theories prevailing at that time. These were propounded by Thales and Anaxi-menes, who held that the primary substance was one “element” (water or air). Anaximander’s concept was interpreted by Alexander of Aphrodisias as something between water and air or between fire and water or air. The Pythagoreans viewed it as the limitless, formless principle, which with its opposing “limit” constituted the basic grounds of being.

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Anaximader's apeiron is not a name for 'Being', it is not the arche, or governing concept, of a bounded field of 'beings' according to that version of the fragment that bears the impress if its Peripatetic recension: arche ton onton to apeiron; instead it names the fault, or aitia, of the unbounded (apeiron) 'field, the 'field' that is not a field precisely for not being bounded, the abyssal atopos, non-place, locus of earth in which onta arise only to perish according to the taxis of time, such as it appears has been preserved in another version of the fragment: aitia ton onton to apeiron (5).
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Dancy, "Thales, Anaximander, and Infinity," Apeiron 22 (1989): 149-90; Aryeh Finkelberg, "Anaximander's Conception of the Apeiron," Phronesis 38 (1993): 229-56; Graham, Texts, 66-67; Kahn, Anaximander, 231-39.
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