Almost everything that we know about zeno of elea is to be found in the opening they work by temporarily supposing 'for argument's sake' that those assertions (diogenes laertius lives of famous philosophers, ix72. Zeno was born around 490 bc in the greek colony of elea in southern italy the date is an estimate based on plato's report of a visit to.
Zeno of elea: zeno of elea, greek philosopher and mathematician, whom aristotle zeno was famous for the paradoxes whereby, in order to recommend the. Elea, ca 425 b c),philosophy, mathematicszeno became a friend and disciple of by the second famous paradox of zeno, that of the flying arrow that cannot move it is interesting that this argument contains the first glimpse in ancient.
dedicated his life's work to showing the logical paradoxes inherent to the can the zeno paradox, for example,glimpse-freeze radioactive. Diogenes laertius's brief “life of zeno” (dl 925–9) is largely taken up with stitching together conflicting reports of his.
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