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Zeno1 British & World English

(Fl. 5th century bc), Greek philosopher. A member of the Eleatic school, he defended Parmenides' theories by formulating paradoxes which appeared to demonstrate the impossibility of motion, one of which shows that once Achilles has given a tortoise a start he can never overtake it, since each time he arrives where it was, it has already moved on

Zeno2 British & World English

(Circa 335-circa 263 bc), Greek philosopher, founder of Stoicism; known as Zeno of Citium. He founded the school of Stoic philosophy (circa 300) (see stoicism), but all that remains of his treatises are fragments of quotations

Zeno of Citium in Zeno2 British & World English

(Circa 335-circa 263 bc), Greek philosopher, founder of Stoicism; known as Zeno of Citium. He founded the school of Stoic philosophy (circa 300) (see stoicism), but all that remains of his treatises are fragments of quotations