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Unformatted text preview: Running head: ARGUMENT AND LOGIC (ON RABBITS AND MOTION) 1 Argument and Logic-On Rabbits and Motion Stephen D, James PHI/105 Geth Allison February 16, 2011 University of Phoenix (Axia College) ARGUMENT AND LOGIC-ON RABBITS AND MOTION 2 Argument and Logic-On Rabbits and Motion Zeno was Parmenides best student and most famous disciple. Parmenides came up with the theory that reality is one, and Zeno was a student that wanted to come up with arguments to support Parmenides theories. Zenos approach was to set out and demonstrate that motion is impossible and that motion is only an illusion, he tries to prove this in this excerpt. The first anti- motion argument that Zeno demonstrates, states that in order for a rabbit to get to one of its new holes, the rabbit must first arrive at an infinite amount of other destination spots before it can arrive at the new hole. Zeno was stating each individual amount of time puts the rabbit in a different location because a sliver of time is used to arrive at the different points; with that being...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course PHI/105 105 taught by Professor Aprilharden during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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