Restoring the Ship of Theseus | Curio

Restoring the Ship of Theseus

17 mins | Oct 29, 2019

If you have a boat, and piece by piece replace it entirely, is it still the same boat? This is the paradox of the Ship of Theseus - but would it be the same paradox if we replaced the image of the boat with, a house, or a cart? Writing in Lapham's Quarterly, Melissa Mesku considers.

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From Lapham's Quarterly