On Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 1:48:16 PM UTC-5, John Clark wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2018 at 2:43 PM Philip Thrift <cloud...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote:
> *> Even if spacetime is "continuous", what motion is in reality is not 
>> resolved by a Cauchy-type of (ε, δ)-definition of limit*
> Why not?
> John K Clark

How does *the arrow shot at a target *(in Zeno's Paradox) *compute* the 
truth of the forall-exists quantifier construct in the Caucy definition? Or 
what is computing the truth of that for the arrow?

When one simulates the arrow shot at a target on a computer using a 
numerical calculus software package, there are only floating-point numbers, 
and the arrow "gets to the target"  because the finite floating-point 
number resolution makes it so.

- pt

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