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Theseus’s Ship on the BBC

The Philosopher’s Arms is a “…popular debate show set in a pub, where each week, professionals and bar-stool philosophers come together to think through a paradoxical problem. This week’s conundrum deals with the order of simulacrum or, simply put, whether an imitation can ever live up to an original design.” This week’s episode asks whether the Drifters, a music group whose membership is constantly shifting, are real.

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