Unformatted text preview: knowledge there must be permanence, something which is unchanging. 6) Anaxagoras main thesis reintroduced pluralism, going against the Eleatic stream of monism. He rejected Empedocles ideas of the four elements. 7) Empedocles main thesis stated that the world was made up of four different elements: water, earth, air, and fire. At the center of the universe there are two forces: attraction and repulsion, also called love and hate. I did not understand what Anaximander meant by asserted that source and elements of existing things is the infinite. I understood that he introduced new things, but still puzzled of that line...
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- Spring '08
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