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  • Anaximenes seems to have inclined to a view of cosmic evolution as throughout involving a quasi-spiritual factor.
  • Like Anaximenes, he believed air to be the one source of all being, and all other substances to be derived from it by condensation and rarefaction.
  • His chief advance upon the doctrines of Anaximenes is that he asserted air, the primal force, to be possessed of intelligence- "the air which stirred within him not only prompted, but instructed.
  • 66; Anaximenes of Lampsacus in Steph.
  • Anaximenes made air the primordial substance, and it was one of the Aristotelian elements.

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