Origin of abstractive
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A polarity is maintained throughout: the abstractive and the concretional.The Mystery of Space
Robert T. Browne
There are classes of these abstractive elements which are of great importance.
Let σ be the name of any condition which some abstractive sets fulfil.
I will call such a set of durations an ‘abstractive set’ of durations.
Accordingly an event-particle could cover no other abstractive element.