Zeno's paradoxes

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Zeno’s paradoxes

four philosophical arguments purporting to show the impossibility of motion. [Gk. Phil.: NCE, 3043]
See: Paradox
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Consider Zeno's paradox of Achilles and the tortoise (go on, consider it).
But on the way she starts thinking about ``Zeno's famous paradox of Achilles and the tortoise,'' and how if it were literally true, she would never have to face her husband, even if he were to rise and stroll to meet her.