Zeno's paradoxes


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Zeno’s paradoxes

four philosophical arguments purporting to show the impossibility of motion. [Gk. Phil.: NCE, 3043]
See: Paradox
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Among the topics are Aristotle on Zeno's paradoxes, Kant on the transcendental schema and number, Wittgenstein from Remarks on the Foundations of Mathematics, Benacerraf's "What Numbers Could Not Be," and Heck's "Frege's Theorem: An Introduction.
For example, the conversation about Zeno's paradoxes (http://isabellekoff2018.
Examples include the liar paradox, Zeno's paradoxes, the travelling salesman problem, Turing's halting problem, Godel's incompleteness theorem, and Schrodinger's cat.
It is a mostly non-technical reference and includes favorites like Zeno's paradoxes, quantum mechanical paradoxes, liars paradox, and the chicken or the egg.
If you want to know why such logic is often inappropriate to the world in which we live, Google Zeno's paradoxes and see what you get.
Zeno's paradoxes irrupted in the reigning everyday logic of causality in the fifth century BC perhaps as much as Albert Einstein's theories in his own time.
6) "Avatars of the Tortoise" is another of Borges's efforts, after such earlier essays as "The Perpetual Race of Achilles and the Tortoise" (1929), to grapple with the difficulties of Zeno's paradoxes of motion; but, more importantly for our purposes, Borges's relates them there to Aristotle's well-known argument concerning the "third man.
Sorabji then takes up Zeno's paradoxes and the atomic theory of time.
Owen, "Zeno and the Mathematicians," Zeno's Paradoxes, pp.
Along the way he finds possible solutions for such awkward elements of current models as Zeno's paradoxes of motion and current discrepancies between quantum mechanics and relativity.
Did the pinnacle-like bread loaves in Marcel's home, consecrated by their resemblance to the Combray steeple, provoke Voegelin's remembrance of the Rhineland's conical bread loaves (14), whose uneven slices inspired his later interest in Zeno's paradoxes, which are in turn an argument for Bergson's dynamic theory of movement?
There is an obvious parallel between Zeno's paradoxes and Carroll's paradox (hence the name of Carroll's article).