Theatetus paper - Jamie Zimmerman Philosophy 101-11...

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Jamie Zimmerman Philosophy 101-11 Instructor- Noel Boyle Theaetetus 1-08-08 “We are wrong when we say they ‘are’, since nothing ever is, but everything is coming to be.” Nothing ever stays the same. Everything is continuously changing, and therefore we should never say that anything “is.” I concur that everything is always changing, but I cannot accept that everything is always changing in every way . Assuming that time exists, nothing is ever stationary or permanent. You can never look at an object at the same time as you once did. Regardless of whether the object has changed in any other sense, time has changed. Therefore you will never see that object at the same time you once did, and so the object has changed. Some might argue that only your perception of the object changes in the time that passes between each time you see the thing, but that the object itself has stayed the same. Assuming that Socrates successfully disproved that knowledge is perception (Theaetetus
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PHI 101 taught by Professor Pestana during the Spring '08 term at Grand Valley State.

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