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  • Zeno of Elea — (pronEng|ˈziːnoʊ əv ˈɛliə, Greek: Ζήνων ὁ Ἐλεάτης) (ca. 490 BC? – ca. 430 BC?) was a pre Socratic Greek philosopher of southern Italy and a member of the Eleatic School founded by Parmenides. Aristotle called him the inventor of the dialectic… …   Wikipedia

  • Zeno of Elea — • Greek philosopher (b. 490 B.C.) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Zeno of Elea     Zeno of Elea     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Zeno of Elea — (c. 490 bc–c. 430 bc) Greek philosopher Zeno was born at Elea (now Velia in Italy) and in about 450 bcaccompanied his teacher, Parmenides, to Athens. There he propounded the theories of the Eleatic school and became famous for his series of… …   Scientists

  • Zeno of Elea — c490 c430 B.C., Greek philosopher. Also called Zeno. * * * born с 495 died с 430 BC Greek philosopher and mathematician. He was called by Aristotle the inventor of dialectic. He is best known for his paradoxes (see paradoxes of Zeno). As a pupil… …   Universalium

  • Zeno of Elea — (b. c. 490 BC) The pupil and principal defender of Parmenides, Zeno was called the inventor of dialectic by Aristotle . His one book, of which we possess only fragments, contained many arguments for the unreality of the pluralistic world that we… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Parmenides of Elea — (b. c. 515 BC) Probably the most important of the Presocratics . In his poem On Nature a goddess instructs him that reality must necessarily be, or must necessarily not be, or must both be and not be, which is impossible. Given the first option,… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Zeno's paradoxes — Zeno of Elea s arguments against motion precipitated a crisis in Greek thought. They are presented as four arguments in the form of paradoxes : (1) the Racecourse, or dichotomy paradox, (2) Achilles and the Tortoise, (3) the Arrow, and (4) the… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Zeno — is a Greek name derived from the more ancient variant Zenon. The word may refer to any of the following:PeoplePhilosophers* Zeno of Elea (c.490–c.430 BC), philosopher, follower of Parmenides, famed for his paradoxes . * Zeno of Citium (333 BC 264 …   Wikipedia

  • Zeno's paradoxes — /zēˈnōz parˈə dok siz/ (mathematics) plural noun Four paradoxes designed to demonstrate that the supposition that motion actually occurs leads to logical dilemmas ORIGIN: Zeno of Elea (c.490–c.420BC), Greek philosopher and mathematician …   Useful english dictionary

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