A physical model of Zeno's dichotomy


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Leonard Angel
Douglas College
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A model of Zeno's dichotomy paradox is presented in Newtonian collision mechanics. One of several resolutions of the paradox illustrates the point that even in Newtonian ontology there is a spacetime weave. In a Newtonian system in which the base rules permit only spatial contact interactions, we find the mechanical emergence of action-at-a-distance effects.
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DOI 10.1093/bjps/52.2.347
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