Zeno


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Ze′no of Ci′ti•um

(ˈsɪʃ i əm)
n.
c340–c265 B.C., Greek philosopher, born in Cyprus.
Also called Ze′no the Sto′ic.
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Noun1.Zeno - ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC)
2.Zeno - ancient Greek philosopher who founded the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC)
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Zeno

[ˈzɪːnəu] NZenón m
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Zeno Hintermeier is a scientist working as a travel guide on an Antarctic cruise ship, encouraging the wealthy to marvel at the least explored continent and to open their eyes to its rapid degradation.
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Allo stesso tempo, l'eccentricita del soggetto Zeno, la sua strategica posizione confessionale a posteriori, genera una sostenuta ironia e autoironia da invitare a una lettura postmoderna selezionata della narrativa sveviana.