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Aristotle on the Concept of Place (Topos)

The potency of place must be a marvelous thing, and take precedence of all other things… That is what place [topos] is: the first unchangeable limit (peras) of that which surrounds.[1] Note [1] In Edward S. Casey, The Fate of Place: A Philosophical History (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997), 52, 55. In the second statement – the one concerning…