Saturday, 22 April 2017

achilles and the tortoise






Diogenes the Cynic said nothing upon hearing Zeno's arguments, but stood up and walked


The physical world requires a resolution amount used to distinguish distance while mathematics can use any resolution.







- At every instant of time there is no motion occurring. If everything is motionless at every instant, and time is entirely composed of instants, then motion is impossible.



- Instants are not parts of time, for time is not made up of instants any more than a magnitude is made of points, as we have already proved. Hence it does not follow that a thing is not in motion in a given time, just because it is not in motion in any instant of that time



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