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5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 6. Paradoxes in Language / b. The Heap paradox ('Sorites')

[problem with defining what makes a heap]

6 ideas
Zeno is wrong that one grain of millet makes a sound; why should one grain achieve what the whole bushel does? [Aristotle on Zeno of Elea]
Removing one grain doesn't destroy a heap, so a heap can't be destroyed [Eubulides, by Dancy,R]
Surely there is no exact single grain that brings a heap into existence [Dummett]
There are no heaps [Inwagen]
The smallest heap has four objects: three on the bottom, one on the top [Hart,WD, by Sorensen]
A sorites stops when it collides with an opposite sorites [Williamson]