Anaximenes of Miletus, fl. 550 BCE. Presocratic philosopher who is numbered among the "Milesian" school, along with Thales and Anaximander. He seems to have taught that the universe is composed solely of air, in varying densities.

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Anaximenes
Lecture notes by S. Marc Cohen, exploring reasoning which underlay Anaximenes' thought, and whether or not it is coherent.
Life of Anaximenes
From the C.D. Yonge translation of the Lives of the Philosophers, by Diogenes Laertius.

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