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Ionic school


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Ionic school a name given to the representative philosophers of the Ionian Greeks, such as Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenes, Heraclitus, Anaxagoras, who debated the question what was the primordial constitutive principle of the cosmical universe
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In literature:

Thales, who founded the Ionic school of philosophy, was a native of Miletus.
"A Smaller History of Greece" by William Smith
The next philosopher of the Ionic school is Anaximander.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
ANAXAG'ORAS, an ancient Greek philosopher of the Ionic school, born at Clazomenae, in Ionia, probably about 500 B.C.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Anaxagoras, a Greek philosopher of the Ionic school, b. about 499 B.C., lived at Athens and enjoyed the friendship of Pericles.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
He founded a school of mathematics and philosophy at Miletus, known from the country as the Ionic School.
"The Teaching of Geometry" by David Eugene Smith