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Zeno of Elea

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noun
c490–c430 b.c., Greek philosopher.
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Zeno of Elea

noun
?490–?430 bc, Greek Eleatic philosopher; disciple of Parmenides. He defended the belief that motion and change are illusions in a series of paradoxical arguments, of which the best known is that of Achilles and the tortoise
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