Philosophia

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 437–438

The Train Paradox

Article

Abstract

When two omnipotent beings are randomly and sequentially selecting positive integers, the being who selects second is almost certain to select a larger number. I then use the relativity of simultaneity to create a paradox by having omnipotent beings select positive integers in different orders for different observers.

Keywords

paradox relativity of simultaneity 

Copyright information

© Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Philosophy, Graduate CenterCity University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

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