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The Ship of Theseus is a thought experiment. If an individual plank is removed and replaced from a ship until the ship has none of the original planks is it the same ship? If the planks removed from the first ship are used to make a new ship is the new ship now the same as the old? The paradox has been discussed throughout history by various philosophers.

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Theseus' Ship: The concept of an object vs an actual object

First, I am not a philosopher, just a curious person (perhaps one could say that is a philosopher :)) If you take Theseus' ship and use all of the wood to build a house. Let's call it, Theseus' House. ...