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King James Bible: Acts, Chapter 27
Chapter 27 27:1 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus' band. 27:2 And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning to sail by the...
New Testament >> The Acts
King James Bible: Matthew, Chapter 14
Chapter 14 14:1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, 14:2 And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do show forth themselves in him. 14:3 For Herod had laid hold on John,...
New Testament >> Matthew
King James Bible: Mark, Chapter 4
Chapter 4 4:1 And he began again to teach by the sea side: and there was gathered unto him a great multitude, so that he entered into a ship, and sat in the sea; and the whole multitude was by the sea on the land. 4:2 And he taught them many things by...
New Testament >> Mark
King James Bible: Mark, Chapter 6
Chapter 6 6:1 And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him. 6:2 And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these...
New Testament >> Mark
King James Bible: John, Chapter 6
Chapter 6 6:1 After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. 6:2 And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased. 6:3 And Jesus went up into a mountain, and there...
New Testament >> John
King James Bible: Mark, Chapter 5
Chapter 5 5:1 And they came over unto the other side of the sea, into the country of the Gadarenes. 5:2 And when he was come out of the ship, immediately there met him out of the tombs a man with an unclean spirit, 5:3 Who had his dwelling among the tombs;...
New Testament >> Mark
King James Bible: Mark, Chapter 8
Chapter 8 8:1 In those days the multitude being very great, and having nothing to eat, Jesus called his disciples unto him, and saith unto them, 8:2 I have compassion on the multitude, because they have now been with me three days, and have nothing to eat: 8:3...
New Testament >> Mark

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Identifying With Lichen
This is the lichen world's version of Theseus's paradox: Is an object that has had every part removed and replaced—as happened with the rotting boards of Theseus's ship, per Plutarch—the same object?
Unfinished business: Java is a 20-year-old grown-up with bright prospects ahead
Reflecting on Java's 20-year anniversary last week, the easiest future prediction to make is that someone will be suing someone else about Java in 2035. I assert this not just for the schadenfreude (are we still using that word in 2015?
artnet Asks: Nelson Saiers, Artist-Mathematician
Yesterday, I finished a piece called Paradox in the Origins of Abstract Art. The painting incorporates three paradoxes.
The Ship of Theseus and the Question of Identity
Noson S. Yanofsky considers what cannot be predicted, described, or known, and what will never be understood. In this excerpt from “Philosophical Conundrums,” Yanofsky references the Ship of Theseus before questioning the existence of personal identity.
Identity Over Time and Mr. Potato Head
This is a puzzle that has been around since antiquity, probably later than Heraclitus, but not much later.

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Ship of Theseus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Heraclitus[edit]. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus attempted to solve the paradox by introducing the idea of a river where water ...
Identity, Persistence, and the Ship of Theseus
Oct 6, 2004 Heraclitus's “river fragments” raise puzzles about identity and ... “The ship wherein Theseus and the youth of Athens returned had thirty oars, ...
The Ship of Theseus and the Question of Identity - Science and
The Ship of Theseus was rebuilt over the centuries as wood rotted and broke, so at what point did it stop being the original, and when did it become something ...
Theseus's paradox | The Logical Place
Aug 17, 2013 The Ship of Theseus, also known as Theseus's paradox, is a paradox ... had been discussed by more ancient philosophers such as Heraclitus, ...
Identity Over Time (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Mar 18, 2005 One of the most famous examples of a fission case is provided by the ship of Theseus. Over a long period all of the planks composing a certain ...

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