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Is a wholly indiscernible track”(Guthrie 1962, 13–14). Substituting “what is” for “it” in Rt. 2 gives us, “What is is not,” a clear contradiction. Any ostensible thought that attempts to posit that what is is not will fail to take one to Truth: “what 17 ronald c. ) Amazingly, it is by rooting out contradictions in merely ostensible thoughts that what is is temporal that he reaches the conclusion that what is must be atemporal – that time is not real. )14 To begin to understand what might be contradictory about mortal beliefs involving time, let’s try to apply the goddess’s teaching to Heraclitus’ embrace of time, ﬁrst to the ﬂux of change ostensibly given in present perceptual experience.
Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 30 zeno’s paradoxes hold between spatial or qualitative extensions, periods of time and motions. Aristotle makes clear that, contrary to what his teacher Plato (427–347 BC) maintained, motion or change is a worthy subject of scientiﬁc enquiry. A lecture given in fourth-century BC Athens that has this aim is bound to include remarks on Zeno. On the one hand, we are lucky to have this rather early source. On the other hand, the earliest source does not necessarily provide the most authentic wording.
8) So, again, to try to think there is some past (or to try to think of what is as past) is to try to afﬁrm both what is said to be what is and what is said to be what is not (this time, the past). (9) This is impossible, therefore there can be no past. (10) Therefore, there can be no becoming (or coming to be or genesis) of what is. (11) Similarly, for what is to perish (or cease to be what is) what is must come to be past. (12) But there is no coming to be (10), and there is no past (9). (13) Therefore what is cannot perish.
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