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An acorn is potentially an oak tree, but insofar as it is an acorn, it is not yet actually an oak tree. Some first tentative thoughts on these matters are developed in de Jong ( 2014a and 2014b ). Why doesn't Aeschylus have all three actors speak together in that or any scene? The 'Existent' (Space) does not 'Become', it eternally exists, rather it is the Waves that continuously 'Pass' and 'Become' in Space, thus explaining Parmenides' speculation; That which is true must exist in eternal presence; about it cannot be said 'it was,' 'it will be.' The 'Existent' cannot have become; for out of what should it have become?

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Publisher: BiblioBazaar (September 29, 2007)

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