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Ideas of Archelaus, by Text

[Greek, c.480 - 420 BCE, Born in Athens. Taught by Anaxagoras. The first Athenian philosopher. Among his pupils was Socrates.]

450BCE fragments/reports
p.49 Archelaus said life began in a primeval slime [Schofield]
p.63 Archelaus was the first person to say that the universe is boundless [Diog. Laertius]