Anaxarchus of Abdera (Anaxarchos, Anaxarkhos), fl. 4th century BC. Ancient Greek philosopher, a follower of Democritus who accompanied Alexander the Great. Diogenes Laertius says that Pyrrho the Skeptic was his student. He is remembered for little except his absolutist political pronouncement that "kings, like gods, can do no wrong."

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Anaxarchus
Very brief article on this thinker from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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