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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In Physics VI.9 Aristotle addresses Zeno's four paradoxes of motion and amongst them the arrow paradox. In his brief remarks on the paradox, Aristotle suggests what he takes to be a solution to the paradox.
One of his most well known conundrums is "The Arrow Paradox" or "The Fletcher's Paradox".
Benefits of this configuration include the elimination of cam lean, limb twist, and timing problems plus reduced arrow paradox. This considerable reduction of paradox does two things.
been overlooked in most discussions of Zeno's arrow paradox to date.
the arrow paradox rests on the tacit but incorrect assumption that,