The Race is on : Why the Greek Hero Hercules Can Never Beat a Tortoise in a Race – Zenos Paradox
Philosophy is full of perplexing paradoxical thought experiments and Zeno’s paradox is a real brain bender. It is about a race between the fleet-footed hero of the Trojan War Achilles and a tortoise.
Your Brain is Amazing but Who Are You? What is Your Reality? How do You Decide?
You’re human brain is nothing short of amazing! Made up of billions of neurons that communicate in trillions of connections it’s one of the most complex and fascinating organs in your body.
In this article we look at some of the amazing and awesome aspects of the brain – effectively asking some deep questions – Who Am I, What is Reality, How do I Decide?
When does a pile of sand become a heap ? – The Sorites Paradox
If you add individual grains of sand to a pile at some point it becomes a heap. But when ? Also what makes a heap, a heap ? In this article we look at how we traditionally approach problems with a certain type of logic and realise we may have to re-appraise how we do this.
Ockham’s Razor – The Elegance of Simplicity
Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate;” or “Plurality should not be posited without necessity.” A philosophical proposition that has shaped our world view.