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Plotinus' doctrine of emanation, PLATO AND ARISTOTLE 17 for instance, seems to be one of the attempts to develop Plato's sketch into a coherent and complete picture of reality. We shall see that Aristotle's philosophy is also strongly influenced by Plato's conceptions as expressed in the lecture On the Supreme Good. 7. PLATO AND ARISTOTLE It is usually supposed that a strong opposition exists between the philosophy of Plato and that of Aristotle, and this has given rise to a dispute as to which of the two was right and which the more profound thinker.
The above footnote 3). H. D. Lee, Zeno of Elea, Cambridge 1936, gives the texts of Zeno's arguments with a translation and valuable comments. The author rightly stresses the divergences between MeliBBus and Zeno (p. 113) and clearly points out that Aristotle, in his discussion of the Stadion paradox, 'has entirely missed the point of the argument' (p, 89). But, in my opinion, his defence of the conventional view 'that Parmenides had declared all plurality and motion to be in some way or other illusory', and 'that Zeno's arguments were intended to give support to Parmenides' thesis' (p.
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