Thales And Admired Thinkers Summary

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Jean de Dieu Kamiri
Professor: Steven Shoemaker
Phil 1301
Title: Thales and Anaximander my Admired Thinkers of Pre-Socratics
Abstract: Thales and Anaximander are the most the first original Ionian philosophers, during the 6th century B.C. they were active in Ionian colony in Asia Minor called Miletus (modern-day Turkey). These thinkers are traditionally the first Greek thinkers on record. They attempted to give details the source and arrangement of the globe in a normal way. They started work as independent thought so they must have documented for anything supernatural, spiritual or fabulous differs from an environment, rational or scientific explanation. They make decision to study the nature and trying to found the origin of
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Some commenters have been argue that the attribution of this belief to Mr. Thales, they said that it was the result of confusion about his real claim, he claim was that the world derives from water. The other question for the world support thinkers were Milesian, said that it looks like Thales ideas were well, that is his result. All thing are full of gods that is what Thales he claim but mythological ideas were difference where they said that his claim was the nature consequence that everything is derived from water. Thales and all pre-Socratics it looks like they consider water like the power of divinity and the Bible said in genesis 1: 1-3 “ in the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. 4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. 5 God called the light “day,” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was evening, and there was morning—the first day.” Thales mind to believe that water has divinity, he did not believe the water had human motivation, desires, wants or anything interesting for human being. I think the way he consider the water as divinity, it was for him in the sense that it is origin of universe …show more content…
As the Unbounded moves, something separates off from it. From this something, in turn, hot and cold separate off. Hot becomes fire, which then forms the sun and other heavenly bodies. Cold becomes dark mist which then forms earth and air, both of which originally moist but are dried off by fire.” Anaximander thought that everything sources from infinite and unlimited or indefinite such as like water which Thales said on beginning. He said that the world will be destroyed and get the new born” all existing things must “pay penalty and retribution to one another for their injustice, according to the disposition of time,” as he rather figuratively expressed it.” Thales had already distributed with divinity clarifications of the earth around him but he did not put in book his thinking. But His student went further in trying to give a unified account of all universe. Thales first principle and basic nature of all things is water and Anaximander say that the unlimited or boundless and earth will be destroyed and turn to their origin which is one

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