What is Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox? - Colm Kelleher

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Ibolya Horváth
by TED-Ed
published on 31 May 2021

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-zeno-s-dichotomy-paradox-colm-kelleher

Can you ever travel from one place to another? Ancient Greek philosopher Zeno of Elea gave a convincing argument that all motion is impossible - but where's the flaw in his logic? Colm Kelleher illustrates how to resolve Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox.

Lesson by Colm Kelleher, animation by Buzzco Associates, inc.

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TED-Ed. (2021, May 31). What is Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox? - Colm Kelleher. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2557/what-is-zenos-dichotomy-paradox---colm-kelleher/

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TED-Ed. "What is Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox? - Colm Kelleher." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 31, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2557/what-is-zenos-dichotomy-paradox---colm-kelleher/.

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TED-Ed. "What is Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox? - Colm Kelleher." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 31 May 2021. Web. 20 Jul 2024.

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