Eubulides


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Eubulides

(yo͞obyo͞o`lĭdēz), 4th cent. B.C., Greek philosopher, native of Miletus. He was a contemporary and adversary of Aristotle and was the successor of Euclid of Megara as head of the Megarian school.
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While mathematicians for centuries (at least since Eubulides of Miletus in the fourth century BCE) have sought terms to draw exact lines of distinction between various figures in a group--an adjectival vocabulary that could say for sure when a person is tall or not tall, bald or not bald, for example--modern mathematics invokes a system of logic that embraces uncertainty as a thoroughly descriptive formula for variation.
Por ejemplo, la evidencia que transmite Eusebio de Cesarea referente a Aristocles, donde atribuye a Eubulides la afirmacion de que Aristoteles no visito a Platon en la hora de su muerte y que destruyo sus libros o el ataque de Aristoteles contra el viejo Platon que, con su memoria debil, es acorralado por las preguntas de aquel y expulsado de la Academia (59).
Here, however, Beckett appears somewhat confused: the paradox actually referred to by Clov at the beginning and by Hamm at the end of Endgame (Beckett 2006, 93, 126) is not one that deals with the impossibility of movement; rather, it is the "sorites" (or "heap") paradox first formulated by Eubulides of Miletus, which deals with the problem of vagueness.
According to [13] it was first formulated by the Greek philosopher Eubulides of Miletus: "A man says that he is lying.
22.30-.31]; DEMOSTHENES, Against Eubulides, in DEMOSTHENES,
(15) This line of defence is largely followed by Euxitheus in his appeal against his deme's decision in Against Eubulides ([Dem.] 47); his civic status was disputed during the diapsehesis of 346/5.
The Sorites paradoxes are associated with Eubulides of Miletus (fourth century B.C.) and they say that there is not a clear frontier between visible and invisible matter, determinist and indeterminist principle, stable and unstable matter, long time living and short time living matter.