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" He is said to have invented the famous argument against motion: "if any body be moved, it is either moved in the place where it is, or in a place where it is not; but it is not moved in the place where it is, for where it is, it remains ; nor is it moved... "
The Attic Nights of Aulus Gellius - Page 202
by Aulus Gellius - 1795 - 438 pages
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The History of Philosophy, from the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

William Enfield, Johann Jakob Brucker - 1791 - 610 pages
...enough ! died of vexation. This Diodorus is faid to have invented the famous argument againft motion d: If any body be moved, it is either moved in the place...properly repaid for his ingenuity. Having had the miffortune to diflocate his moulder, the furgeon, whom he fent for to replace it, kept him fome time...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 560 pages
...place where it is, or in a place where it is not ; but it is not moved in the place where it is, fur where it is, it remains ; nor is it moved in a place where it is not, for nothing can either actor suffer where it is not ; therefore there is no such thing as motion." Diodorus, after the invention...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 12

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 562 pages
...place where it is, or in a place where it is not ; but it is not moved in the place where it is, fr/r where it is, it remains ; nor is it moved in a place where it is not, for nothing can either act or suffer where it is not ; therefore there is no such thing as motion." Diodorus, after the invention...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

1832 - 510 pages
...therefore you have horns. 5. The following is -said to have been invented by Diodorus of Caria: — 'If any body be moved, it is either moved in the place...in a place where it is not ; for nothing can either act or suffer where it is not ; therefore there is no such thing as motion.' This philosopher met with...
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Educational Essays

Edward Thomson - 1856 - 426 pages
...him the argument of Diodorus, " If any body be moved, it is either moved in a place where it is or a place where it is not ; but it is not moved in the...in a place where it is not, for nothing can either act or suffer where it is not; therefore, there is no such thing as motion." Do you think the poor...
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The History of Civilization, Volume 2

Amos Dean - 1869 - 550 pages
...was another celebrated dialectician of this school. To him is accredited the famous argument against motion. " If any body be moved, it is either moved...in a place where it is not, for nothing can either act or suffer where it is not ; therefore there is no such thing as motion." It is said that having...
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THE HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION

AMOS DEAN, LL.D. - 1869 - 558 pages
...motion. " If any body be moved, it is either moved in the place where it is, or in a place where h is not ; but it is not moved in the place where it...in a place where it is not, for nothing can either act or suffer where it is not ; therefore there is no such thing as motion." It is said that having...
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