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    Ship of Theseus In terms of the ship of Theseus, I think that yes it has become a different ship than it was before because there is no constant in the ship. Completely new wood is added that has nothing to do with the materials from the old ship, (no DNA like in humans). It is purely an inanimate object with no soul or anything other than its physical aspect which was promptly being replaced. Well I hope i’m not the same person I was a decade ago, because that means I am still acting the same

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    Jake Roper poses an interesting question within this video. He asks, “How much of you can be removed before you are not you anymore?” Challenging you to answer his question he talks about four different logical paradoxes: Ship of Theseus: If a ship is rebuilt is it the same ship?, Sorites: When is a heap of sand no longer a heap?, Grelling-Nelson: Is the word heterological heterological?, and Teletransportation: If you are materialized, moved, and rematerialized are you still you?. After he explained

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    Thomas Hobbes once argued which would be the real Ship of Theseus: the one that had all its old timbers replaced with new ones or the one that was rebuilt with the original planks. The one with the original planks would be the real one, since, even though these got replaced by new ones that were supposed to represent the actual ship, these were the ones that composed the vessel that Theseus used on his way to Athens. These planks were the one that went through the wear and tear of the sea and time

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    in the Ship of Theseus scenario as outlined by Ney. I will start by presenting a quick summary of the Ship of Theseus dilemma along with the first three options that attempt to solve this dilemma. I will then follow with a refutation (which I will call the Identical Definition argument) for those options and conclude with the presentation of why this refutation leaves option 4 as the most plausible option. In order to understand the four options, we must first look at the Ship of Theseus dilemma

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    I think that the Ship of Theseus is an interesting idea. Every summer since 2002, my family has gone to Hale Reservation. About ten years ago, I began to take sailing lessons there, and I continued to take them until I started working there two years ago. Then, I started teaching some of the lessons. During my time at Hale, many of the parts of the sailboats have changed. They are constantly switched between the different boats. All of the sailboats are very old, and the parts break frequently, or

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    The Ship of Theseus, also known as Theseus’ Paradox, is a thought experiment that questions whether an object is fundamentally the same object after having all of its parts replaced. The story goes that Theseus, a mythical hero of Athens, went on an endeavor to kill the Minotaur who had been harassing the townspeople. When Theseus returned successful, his ship was left in the harbor to commemorate his victory. Consequently, the ship’s planks had deteriorated and were replaced one by one. Thus, the

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    Athens dedicated a memorial in honor of King Theseus by preserving his naval ship in the port. This “ship of Theseus” stayed in port for hundreds of years. As time past, some of the wooden planks of Theseus’ ship began to rot away. To keep the ship preserved and presentable, the rotting planks were replaced with new planks made of the same material. This is where the key question lies; if you replace one of the planks, is it still the same ship of Theseus? This question addresses one of the most interesting

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    The problem of species as described by van Demeter can be compared to both the ship of Theseus paradox and Zeno’s paradoxes of motion, by challenging the nature of reality and the problems presented by a clear-cut definition of boundaries of what “is.” The reality of motion is challenged by Zeno’s paradoxes which include, Achilles and the tortoise, the arrow paradox and the dichotomy paradox. For the purpose of this paper we will be focusing on the dichotomy paradox and the Achilles and the tortoise

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    The Ship of Theseus Growing up our family had a 1966 Ford Mustang. Unfortunately my dad sold this car before I was old enough to drive it, so the only memories I have of this car are riding in it when I was little. Being that this car was from 1966, it had many problems. It had some start-up issues, the radio didn't work, the speedometer was shaky, and it had some scratches that may have been there because of me and my scooter driving mishaps. But suppose instead of selling this car a few years

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    The ship of Theseus is a thought experiment trying to explain identity. In this thought experiment you have a boat made out of wood which is the ship of Theseus and over time the old wood of the ship is removed and then replaced with new wood. The problem then is, overtime when all of the old wood has been replaced is the ship still the same is it still the ship of Theseus or is it now some other ship. In this instance you have to think about what exactly makes the ship of Theseus “THE” ship of Theseus

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