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30 January 2015, Cool Logic, Stephen Pastan

Speaker: Stephen Pastan
Title: On the Puzzle of Change
Date: Friday 30 January 2015
Time: 17:30-18:30
Location: ILLC seminar room F1.15, Science Park 107, Amsterdam
Target audience: MSc Logic and PhD students

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.

For more information, see http://www.illc.uva.nl/coollogic/ or contact

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