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Zeno Of Elea
Transcript of Zeno Of Elea
Zeno's arguments were from the writings of Aristotle and Simplicius of Cilicia.
His work was brought to Athens on the occasion of Zeno & Parmenides.
His work was meant to protect the arguments of Parmenides.
Produced no less than 40 arguments, but only 9 are known.
The work were the 1st examples of a proof , Reductio ad absurdum, meaning to reduce the absurb
Birth | Death Date:
Zeno was born 490 BC in Velia, Ascea, Italy and died 430 BC In Syracuse, Italy.
Zeno was known during the pre - socratic era in Greece as a philosopher of Magna Graecia, and a faithful member of Eleatic School.
Who He Influenced And Sources
Zeno managed to influence another great philosopher, Aristotle.
Aristotle was a second hand resource to inform others on what Zeno wrote about, since most of his work didn't survive.
Parmenides is the man who heavily influenced Zeno, because he was also a known Philosopher. He created a poem, On Nature which only survived in a fragmentary form and published 2 books.
He Was Known Because ...
Zeno established the Stoic Philosophy in Athens in the late 300s BC.
Stoics believed that every person had some "spark" of divine within themselves.
He and his followers believed people should accept their fate without complaint, and achieve happiness.
This Philosophy heavily influenced Roman & Christian thinking.
By: Alexis Carter | World History | 7th Period