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Single Idea 16962

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

Full Idea

Whitehead tried to avoid points, and make do with extended regions and sets of regions.

Gist of Idea

Whitehead replaced points with extended regions


report of Alfred North Whitehead (Process and Reality [1929]) by Willard Quine - Existence and Quantification p.93

Book Reference

Quine,Willard: 'Ontological Relativity and Other Essays' [Columbia 1969], p.93