PHI 105 Week 1-Checkpoint - Argument and Logic

PHI 105 Week 1-Checkpoint - Argument and Logic - Argument...

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Unformatted text preview: Argument and Logic CheckPoint On Rabbits and Motion The excerpt on rabbits and motion describes the reality is One theory of Zeno, Parmenides most eminent student. Zenos first argument to his theory suggests that all things must pass through an infinite number of points to go from one place to another and that movement requires an immeasurable amount of movement; therefore, ruling out motion (Moore & Bruder, 2008, p. 28). Zenos initial argument on rabbits and motion rules out the possibility of motion because of the elements of infinite space and time involved in the rabbits movement. The strength in Zenos first argument is clear with the logic suggesting that the rabbit must reach several points when traveling from one place to another and that a specific amount of time is necessary to reach each point. The weakness of the first argument is the idea that a thing moving from one place to another requires both an infinite amount of time and points to get from one place to the next...
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course PHI105 PHI105 taught by Professor Richardpowell during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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PHI 105 Week 1-Checkpoint - Argument and Logic - Argument...

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