Location and existence are inextricably bound together for ordinary entities—as the saying goes, to be is to be somewhere—and it has often been claimed that we understand the existence of more abstract entities by analogical extension from the concrete ones. Strawson (1959) says this, as does Lyons (1975) after him.


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© Rachel Szekely 2015

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  • Rachel Szekely
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  1. 1.Long Island UniversityUSA

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