Quora Answer: Greek Philosophy: What texts/books should one start with in order to get into Zeno of Elea?

Oct 18 2014

You start with Parmenides poem, as Zeno was defending the view of Static Being which is the only viable path according to the Goddess in the poem, the other non-viable paths being non-Being, i.e. existence, and appearance, i.e. becoming or Process Being which is full of contradictions, as Zeno pointed out.

Our way of dealing with Zeno is via the Calculus the invention of which allowed Newton to enunciate our first real Law of Nature concerning Gravity.

See also . . .
Zenoís Paradoxes: A Timely Solution
Peter Lynds
http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/…

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