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 "La perpetua carrera de Aquiles y la tortuga," Borges notes how the paradox of Zeno, which denies motion and rime by the mechanism of infinite subdivisibility, stubbornly recurs over the centuries: its refuters, no matter what reasoning they use, can never silence or dispel it.
The paradox is not openly stated, as was the paradox of Zeno or the denial of the Trinity, but must be inferred.
But, just as in the paradox of Zeno that gives the book its title,