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The Treachery of Space

I return to one of the arguments that interested me the most since I entered the spatial debate: the realism of space. This question inevitably connects to the spatial language we use to describe phenomena between concrete and abstract aspects of reality. But, most of all — I will especially argue in the final part of the text — this…

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Entangled in Space

On the risks of thoughts entangled in space (i.e., thoughts entangled in a metaphor or an abstract notion used to describe concrete facts, happenings, or events): … all of us, grave or light, get our thoughts entangled in metaphors, and act fatally on the strength of them.[1] George Eliot, Middlemarch. ‘Capita a ognuno di noi, sul serio o per scherzo,…