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It is not I who have lost the Athenians, but the Athenians who have lost me. – Anaxagoras



The earliest recorded thoughts about infinity come from ancient Greece, in particular from Anaximander and the idea of the apeiron (ἄπειρον). Anaximander was a philosopher who lived in Ionia, in present-day Turkey, in the 6th century BC. 560 palabras más


Appearances are a glimpse of the unseen. – Anaxagoras


A Brief Note on a Teaching Success: Mind your Zeus

Have you ever had that moment when something you’ve been trying to teach for years finally comes together because of one brief moment of pedagogic brilliance?   1.387 palabras más


The Indifferent Universe of Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins says at the end of chapter 4 of his book River Out of Eden, “The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.” 1.505 palabras más


The Personalities of Presocratics (Aelian, Varia Historia 8.13)

“They say that Anaxagoras the Clazomenian was never seen laughing or smiling from the beginning. They also say that Aristoxenos was hostile to laughter with all of his strength and that Heraclitus used to weep at everything in life.” 42 palabras más