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Claudio Mazzola
University of Queensland
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Van Bendegem has recently offered an argument to the effect that, if time is discrete, then there should exist a correspondence between the motions of massive bodies and a discrete geometry. On this basis, he concludes that, even if space is continuous, it should nonetheless appear discrete. This paper examines the two possible ways of making sense of that correspondence, and shows that in neither case van Bendegem’s conclusion logically follows
Keywords Chronon  Hodon  Jerky motion  Teleportation
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On Continuity and Endurance.Claudio Mazzola - 2015 - Acta Analytica 30 (2):133-147.

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