Cool Logic

Stephen Pastan (ILLC)

On the Puzzle of Change

January 30th at 17:30, in F1.15 ILLC seminar room

The puzzle of change goes like so. A candle changes from straight to bent; the candle was straight, the candle is bent. But nothing can be both straight and bent. Contradiction! I will discuss the puzzle, its possible solutions, and the consequences it has for objects, properties, and time.