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Parmenides of Elea: Logic Demands a Changeless Universe

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Unlike Heraclitus, who had argued that change is the essence of nature, Parmenides holds that change, despite appearances, is unreal and in fact impossible. Leonard Peikoff explains how Parmenides arrived at this conclusion and explains the significance of his approach to the problem of change.

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

Ayn Rand’s foremost student and today’s leading expert on Objectivism.

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