Can There Be Spatially Coincident Entities of the Same Kind?

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 33 (1):1 - 22 (2003)
Abstract
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. After rejecting an attempt by Christopher Hughes to modify _The Ship of Theseus in order to show the existence of spatially coincident entities, I present a scenario of spatially coincident roads. 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
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
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DOI 10.1080/00455091.2003.10716533
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