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Single Idea 3334

[catalogued under 27. Natural Reality / C. Space / 3. Points in Space]

Full Idea

Rationalists have been happier with an ontology of points, and empiricists with an ontology of regions.

Gist of Idea

Rationalists see points as fundamental, but empiricists prefer regions

Source

Josť A. Benardete (Metaphysics: the logical approach [1989], Ch.16)

Book Reference

Benardete,Josť A.: 'Metaphysics: The Logical Approach' [OUP 1989], p.119