Simple ideas can offer useful ways to think about our world. Zeno’s Paradox is one of those ideas that logically makes sense, but at face value, we all know cannot be true.
Ever heard of Zeno’s Paradox? Well here some resouces (see below) that you may find useful. Zeno helps us to think about how we conceptualize our world. Sometimes language, logic, and perception may not all align.
For more information you may want to take a look at these titles in the library’s collection:
- The dream of reason : a history of western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance edited by Anthony Gottlieb
- Zeno’s paradoxes / edited by Wesley C. Salmon
Here’s the link to the video:
What is Zeno’s Dichotomy Paradox? – Colm Kelleher
Can you ever travel from one place to another? Ancient Greek philosopher Zeno of Elea gave a convincing argument that all motion is impossible – but where’s the flaw in his logic? Colm Kelleher illustrates how to resolve Zeno’s Dichotomy Paradox.
Here is a link to a podcast about Zeno:
You Can’t Get There From Here: Zeno and Melissus
(From History of Philosophy without Any Gaps podcast)
The paradoxes of Zeno and the arguments of Melissus develop the ideas of Parmenides and defend his Eleatic monism.