• Richard Swinburne


ALL places (by whatever frame identified) spatially related to each other taken together constitute a space. A space, in the literal sense of the term,1 is that in which material objects are situated, and move or remain still. They change their place by moving through space.


Personal Identity Local Motion Material Object Temporal Instant Logical Necessity 
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    Kant, Critique of Pure Reason (trans. N. Kemp-Smith), London, 1929, Transcendental Aesthetic, section 1 ‘Space’. (In references to this work in this and other chapters, where a passage appears in both editions I give a reference to the second edition only. A followed by a number gives the page in the original first edition; B followed by a number gives the page in the original second edition.)Google Scholar
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    Anthony Quinton, ‘Spaces and Times’, Philosophy, 1962, 37, 130–47.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    C. B. Martin, ‘Identity and Exact Similarity’, Analysis, 1958, 18, 83–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    J. M. Shorter, ‘More About Bodily Continuity and Personal Identity’, Analysis, 1962, 22, 79–85.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Richard Swinburne 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Swinburne
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HullUK

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