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The opening to Plato’s Parmenides gives us another snapshot of intellectual commerce in the fifth century. Parmenides and Zeno have come to Athens at the time of the festival of the Great Panathenaia and are staying at the house of the Athenian Pythodorus (Parm. 127b–c). We are also told that the two have brought Zeno’s book to Athens for the first time and that Zeno is finishing a performance of his work when Socrates arrives at Pythodorus’ house. ) We are certainly to imagine that Zeno had been giving other performances of his work in addition to this private performance for his host, Pythodorus, and certain select friends.
24,13ff. 16 (Anaximander did not write in verse. ) If Anaximander himself is responsible for the specification that his chosen arkhē is not water, then it is tempting to see this as a deliberate and hostile response to Thales. And it is clear that Anaximander offered a much more sophisticated account than his Milesian predecessor in a number of ways. First, from this small fragment we can detect a concern with the specification of some kind of lawlike interchange between things that come to be and pass away.
There are, however, reasons to be suspicious of this picture: it sounds close enough to the later atomist idea of infinite worlds in the boundless void to raise concerns about it being an authentic Anaximandrean view. We can be fairly sure that Anaximander thought that the boundless contains more than one heaven (presumably meaning the visible stars and planets), and that each heaven contains a cosmos or world. 20 30 ionian beginnings We can, however, be reasonably confident about some characteristics of the apeiron (see Gottschalk 1965).
Proper Study (Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures Volume 4 1969 - 1970) by Ed. by G.N.A.Vesey