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  • ANAXIMANDER, the second of the physical philosophers of Ionia, was a citizen of Miletus and a companion or pupil of Thales.
  • The successors of Thales were Anaximander and Anaximenes, who also sought for a primal substance of things.
  • Anaximander postulated a corporeal substance intermediate between air and fire on the one hand, and between earth and water on the other hand.
  • Anaximenes, pupil of Anaximander, seems to have rebelled against the extreme materialism of his master.
  • We have seen that Thales recognized change, but attempted no explanation; that Anaximander spoke of change in two directions; that Anaximenes called these two directions by specific names.

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