Explain This

19 - Ship of Theseus

March 26, 2021 Season 1 Episode 19
Explain This
19 - Ship of Theseus
Show Notes

If you inherit your grandfather's axe then replace both the blade and the handle, is it still the same axe? Is it true that our body is completely turned over every seven years? Why does the Ship of Theseus matter?

Today, we delve deep into one of the oldest thought experiments in Western philosophy and discuss how pondering philosophy can help us resolve our quarter- and mid-life crises!

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