If location is not an attribute of identity, then objects in
different locations can be identical. Identical objects in
different locations have different values of 'not-the-object',
so can not be defined by it.
Additionally, defining 'not-the-object' begs the question of
what set one is defining the 'not' operation on. If we are
talking about the set { A B C }, then not-A is { B C }. If
we are considering the latin alphabet, not-A is { B .. Z }.
Yet A retains its identity with each definition: it is the
same symbol. Indeed, the set { A B C } is a subset of the latin
alphabet.
Thus A is defined, not solely by not-A, but by not-A and the
set or universe under consideration.
Steve.
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