Zeno of Elea, 490 BC- 425 BC, Greek Philosopher, Quoted in Diogenes Laertius, Lives of Eminent Philosophers
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Zeno of Elea was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher of Magna Graecia and a member of the Eleatic School founded by Parmenides. Aristotle called him the inventor of the dialectic. He is best known for his paradoxes, which Bertrand Russell has described as "immeasurably subtle and profound".