Apeiron (cosmology)

The Apeiron ( Greek: τὸ ἄπειρον, " the Infinite ," " the infinite " in a quantitative sense ) is a philosophical term for a primary matter, which the pre-Socratic philosophers Anaximander (c. 610-546 BC ) coined.

According to Simplicius helped define it as " the beginning and element of existing things " ( " ἀρχήν τε καὶ στοιχεῖον τῶν ὄντων τὸ ἄπειρον "). Also Anaximander's most famous quote indirectly takes on the Apeiron respect, because " from which (that is, the Apeiron ) but the Will is the existing things in the inside also happens their offense after the duty; because they pay each other just punishment and repentance for their injustice according to the time arrangement. "