<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Hershenov (David) - Can There Be Spatially Coincident Entities of the Same Kind? (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5879.htm">Can There Be Spatially Coincident Entities of the Same Kind?</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/H/Author_Hershenov (David).htm">Hershenov (David)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Canadian Journal of Philosophy, Mar. 2003, 33.1, pp. 1-22</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=600><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PaperSummary_5879.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_05/PapersToNotes_5879.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Philosophers Index Abstract</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Many of the reasons that lead Locke and others to maintain that there exist spatially coincident entities of different kinds would also suggest that there are spatially coincident entities of the same kind. </li><li>After rejecting an attempt by <a name="3"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/H/Author_Hughes (Christopher).htm">Christopher Hughes</A> to modify <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_44.htm">The Ship of Theseus</A><SUP>1</SUP> in order to show the existence of spatially coincident entities, I present a scenario of spatially coincident roads. </li><li>Readers can avoid the conclusion of spatial coincidence only at the expense of denying the reality of any roads or having to accept some extremely counterintuitive principles about the nature of roads. </li></ol></FONT><BR><U>Philosophers Index Abstract</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ul type="disc"><li>Discusses the question of whether there can exist spatially coincident entities of the same kind. </li><li>Explanation of 'Locke's Thesis'; </li><li><a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_77.htm">Individuation</A><SUP>2</SUP> of spatially coincident entities; </li><li>Counterexample to Locke's Thesis; </li><li>Spatially coincident roads. </li><li>Sections:- <ol type="1"><li>Introduction; </li><li>Individuating Spatially Coincident Entities; </li><li>Hughes's Alleged Counterexample to Locke's Thesis; </li><li>Spatially Coincident Roads; </li><li>Conclusion.</li></ol></li></ul></FONT><hr><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>Comment: </B><BR><BR>See <a name="W2666W"></a><A HREF = "http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~dh25/articles/SpatiallyCoincidentEntities.pdf" TARGET = "_top">Link</A>.<BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T06:38" pubdate>02/08/2018 06:38:46</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>