What the Tortoise Said to Achilles

What the Tortoise Said to Achilles Lewis Carroll s short dialogue What the Tortoise Said to Achilles playfully questions the principles of logic Problems arise and branch out from Zeno s paradox beginning with Achilles attempting

  • Title: What the Tortoise Said to Achilles
  • Author: Lewis Carroll
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 468
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Lewis Carroll s short dialogue What the Tortoise Said to Achilles 1895 playfully questions the principles of logic Problems arise and branch out from Zeno s paradox, beginning with Achilles attempting to pass the tortoise in the race, but ultimately failing through the tortoise s clever arguments This is an entertaining tale of the ultimate race that cannot be compleLewis Carroll s short dialogue What the Tortoise Said to Achilles 1895 playfully questions the principles of logic Problems arise and branch out from Zeno s paradox, beginning with Achilles attempting to pass the tortoise in the race, but ultimately failing through the tortoise s clever arguments This is an entertaining tale of the ultimate race that cannot be completed using the foundations of logic.

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    1. A very clever little dialogue that has some fun with one of Zeno's paradoxes, and illustrates how we often forget how much we take for granted even in the most certain of ideas.

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