Introduction: Philosophical Issues in Geography

Topoi 20 (2):119-130 (2001)
An outline of the wealth of philosophical material that hides behind the flat world of geographic maps, with special reference to (i) the centrality of the boundary concept, (ii) the problem of vagueness, and (iii) the metaphysical question (if such there be) of the identity and persistence conditions of geographic entities. Serves as an introduction to the special issue of "Topoi" (20:2, 2001) on the Philosophy of Geography.
Keywords Philosophy of geography
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DOI 10.1023/A:1017944405193
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