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The Arrow argument and Zeno’s dialectic

A new interpretation, closer to the original Greek text, of the ‘Flying Arrow’ argument will be proposed. The complex dialectic formed by the 4 arguments concerning motion will be exposed. Source of illustration image: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z%C3%A9non_d%27%C3%89l%C3%A9e#/media/Fichier:Zeno_of_Elea_Tibaldi_or_Carducci_Escorial.jpg

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Classical Mechanics and States of Motion

The philosophical (even metaphysical) consequences of the position defended in my first article, thus the philosophical problems posed by the notion of ‘instantaneous velocity’ in the framework of classical physics will be examined, and a solution will be proposed. A first version of this article, entitled “In Defense of the Unavoidable Existence of States of […]

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History of mathematics and Zeno’s paradoxes

Draft article in response to the article “When Science Confronts Philosophy: Three Case Studies” by Eric Dietrich: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10516-019-09472-9. It seems to me that including the case of the paradoxes of Zeno is not really wise compared to my own work (which E. Dietrich does not seem to have read) Connections between mathematics and the paradoxes […]