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.
KeywordsPersonal 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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