Nagarjuna and Zeno on Motion

  title={Nagarjuna and Zeno on Motion},
  author={Ian Mabbett},
  journal={Philosophy East and West},
  • I. Mabbett
  • Published 1 October 1984
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy East and West
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Thales believed that everything is water: A far from foolish thesis when you think That your best vintage claret, Indian ink, The knees of politicians, Pharaoh's daughter The brains of all the
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