Anaxagoras (4) (500-428 BC), the Greek Presocratic philosopher born in Clazomenae
(Turkey), faced the problem of the development of the different tissues in an organism from an apparently homogeneous substance.
Cloth, $74.00--While Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
is best known as the thinker who introduced a teleological orientation to philosophy but failed to exploit his own insight, he is a formidable thinker who deserves to be better appreciated.
(84) Apollodorus of Cyzicus, Phanosthenes of Andros and Heraclides of Clazomenae
. Nails 2002, 316, uses this passage to set the dramatic date of the dialogue at 413, after the Sicilian disaster but before the Ionian revolt of 412, after which Ephesus was no longer under Athenian control: according to Nails, the reason that Athens began using foreign generals had to do with 'the acute shortage of leadership, materials and manpower after the Sicilian disaster.'
He joined the ranks of earlier monists, such as Thales of Miletus and Anaximander of Miletus, who claimed that all things were composed of a single substance, (17) and stood in opposition to later pluralists, such as Empedocles of Acragas (492-432 BCE) and Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
(500-428 BCE), who posited the existence of multiple substances.
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
; Fragments and Testimonia.
The eclipse was visible in Anaxagoras' native Clazomenae
on the central Aegean coast of Asia Minor.
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
: Fragments and Testimonia collects all the surviving fragments of the writings of the Greek philosopher Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
(circa 500 B.C.-428 B.C.), both in their original Greek text and modern English translation, supplemented with extensive annotation as well as five essays that ponder the philosophical and interpretive questions Anaxagoras raised.
The dialogue opens with an intricate web of displacements: Cephalus brings his friends, philosophers from Clazomenae
, to Athens, where they run into Adeimantus and Glaucon (Plato's brothers).
Bederman notes the case of Clazomenae
and Cyme who were fighting about
(36.) Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
(ca.500 -- ca.428 B.C.), the first resident philosopher at Athens, was a friend and teacher of Athenian statesman Pericles (ca.
More than two millenniums have passed since Anaxagoras of Clazomenae
realized that lunar eclipses are caused by the Earth's shadow.
was a special case of a polis in that it was built partly on the mainland, partly on an off-coast island.