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Single Idea 1903

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / C. Space-Time / 2. Time / i. Time and change]

Full Idea

Since time does not seem to subsist without motion or even rest, if motion is abolished, and likewise rest, time is abolished.

Gist of Idea

If motion and rest are abolished, so is time


Sextus Empiricus (Outlines of Pyrrhonism [c.180], III.141)

Book Reference

Sextus Empiricus: 'Outlines of Pyrrhonism', ed/tr. Bury,R.G. [Prometheus 1990], p.236