Balls at Zeno Points and Other Absurdities

A substantial part of philosophy of science has devoted itself to the production of straw man arguments in the absence of any real breakthrough and substantial contribution. Especially troublesome are attempts to question the validity of empirically confirmed physical laws, such as the law of conservation of energy in mechanics, by applying them arbitrarily and without any reality check to absurd thought experiments involving the concept of infinity and point masses.

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Get The Hierarchies Straight

Another epistemological shock from a paper in the junk archive  that confuses symbols with their values and that knowing if the limit of a sequence exists does not imply knowing its value.

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