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1 The First Philosophers

2 Thales of Miletus

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15 Anaximander of Miletus

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21 The Anaximander Fragment §j œn d¢ ≤ g°nes€w §sti to›w oÔsi, ka‹ tØn fyorån efiw taËta g€nesyai katå tÚ xre≈n: didÒnai går aÈtå d€khn ka‹ t€sin éllÆloiw t∞w édik€aw katå tØn toË xrÒnou tãjin... ‘And the source of coming into being for existing things is that into which destruction also happens, according to necessity; for they pay penalty and retribution to each other for their injustice according to the assessment of time…’ From Simplicius, Commentary on Aristotle’s Physics 24, 13

22 Anaximenes of Miletus

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26 Xenophanes of Colophon

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34 ‘One ought to say such things as these, seated by the fire in wintertime, lying fully fed on a soft couch, Drinking sweet wine and eating chick-peas for dessert…’ Xenophanes, fragment 22

35 ‘Our expertise is better than the strength of men and horses, And this practice makes no sense…’ Xenophanes, fragment 2

36 ‘Homer and Hesiod have attributed to the gods all sorts of things which are matters of reproach and censure among men.’ Xenophanes, fragment 11

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40 ‘And she whom they call Iris, this too is by nature cloud, Purple, red-orange, and greenish-yellow to behold.’ Xenophanes, fragment 32

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52 Pythagoras of Samos

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55 Bust of Pythagoras from the Capitoline Museum, Rome

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78 ‘Most men are bad.’ Heraclitus, fragment 104

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