[FOM] The lure of the infinite

Bill Taylor W.Taylor at math.canterbury.ac.nz
Thu Feb 16 21:24:37 EST 2006

J. Felix Costa writes:

> In fact, the four [Zeno] paradoxes have much to do with the partition
> (a) space continuous & time continuous,
> (b) space continuous & time discrete,
> (c) space discrete & time continuous,
> (d) space discrete & time discrete.        
> One paradox for each situation.

Could you please give a brief account of these four variants?

> The same as the concept of "water" being first principle
> being confused with the water that flows when we turn on the tap.

And this also, if the concept is relevant to fom.

Thanks,  Bill Taylor

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