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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 4. Paradoxes in Logic / a. Achilles paradox]

Full Idea

One possible answer is that Zeno is wrong because it is not true that by accumulating an infinite number of things one ends up with an infinite thing.

Gist of Idea

Zeno assumes collecting an infinity of things makes an infinite thing


Carlo Rovelli (Reality is Not What it Seems [2014], 01)

Book Reference

Rovelli,Carlo: 'Reality is Not What it Seems', ed/tr. Carnell/Segre [Penguin 2016], p.14

A Reaction

I do love it when deep and complex ideas are expressed with perfect simplicity. As long as the simple version is correct.