Ideas of Zeno (Elea), by Theme

[Greek, c.490 - 430 BCE, Born at Elea, in Italy. Handsome young companion of Parmenides, based in Elea.]

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5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 4. Paradoxes in Logic / a. Achilles paradox
The fast runner must always reach the point from which the slower runner started
We don't have time for infinite quantity, but we do for infinite divisibility, because time is also divisible
5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 6. Paradoxes in Language / b. The Heap paradox ('Sorites')
Zeno is wrong that one grain of millet makes a sound; why should one grain achieve what the whole bushel moves?
5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 7. Paradoxes of Time
Zeno's arrow paradox depends on the assumption that time is composed of nows
26. Natural Theory / A. Speculations on Nature / 1. Nature
If there are many things they must have a finite number, but there must be endless things between them
27. Natural Reality / A. Classical Physics / 1. Mechanics / a. Explaining movement
That which moves, moves neither in the place in which it is, nor in that in which it is not
27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 1. Space / e. Relational space
If everything is in a place, what is the place in? Place doesn't exist