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Quine's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by Quine

I'm pretty sure almost no one thought that nothing existed.

No, that is not what I wrote. In the past it was thought that one could remove all things from some place such that no things would remain, and that no thing could ever emerge from such a place (metaphysical nothing). See further explanation on this thread.

Sat, 28 Apr 2012 02:45:18 UTC | #937878