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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But like the famous paradox of Zeno's arrow, Corbyn always seemed to be in the process of moving towards the people's vote position without ever actually getting there.
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.
But, just as in the paradox of Zeno that gives the book its title,