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Zeno's paradoxes

Author: Wesley C Salmon
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett, 2001.
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Named Person: Zeno, of Elea.; Zeno, Of Elea.; Zeno, of Elea.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wesley C Salmon
ISBN: 0872205606 9780872205604 0872205614 9780872205611
OCLC Number: 45394027
Notes: Originally published: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, 1970.
Description: xiv, 317 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Resolution of the paradox / Abner Shimony --
Introduction / Wesley C. Salmon --
The problem of infinity considered historically / Bertrand Russell --
The cinematographic view of becoming / Henri Bergson --
Achilles and the tortoise / Max Black --
Achilles on a physical racecourse / J.O. Wisdom --
Tasks and super-tasks / James Thomson --
Tasks, super-tasks, and the modern eleatics / Paul Benacerraf --
Comments on Professor Benacerraf's paper / James Thomson --
Zeno and the mathematicians / G.E.L. Owen --
Modern science and refutation of the paradoxes of Zeno / Adolf Grünbaum --
Zeno's metrical paradox of extension / Adolf Grünbaum --
Modern science and Zeno's paradoxes of motion / Adolf Grünbaum --
Appendix : sets and infinity / Wesley C. Salmon --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Wesley C. Salmon.

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