On 14 January 2014 10:17, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote: > On 1/13/2014 10:54 AM, L.W. Sterritt wrote: > > Isn’t this just the reification fallacy? From Wikipedia: > Reification (also known as concretism, or the fallacy of misplaced > concreteness) is a fallacy of ambiguity, when > an abstraction (abstract belief or hypothetical construct) is treated as if > it were a concrete, real event, or physical entity. In other words, it is > the error of treating as a concrete thing something which is not concrete, > but merely an idea. > > > Like reifying arithmetic. >
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