I would like to show that:

  • there are no good reasons to think that there are abstract entities;

  • there are no two entities with the same parts;

  • words, sentences and other linguistic items are down-to-earth, concrete entities;

  • existence is not a property, and is a logical notion expressed by the so-called existential quantifier.

These metaphysical theses seemingly concern disparate topics, yet are mutually connected. None of the them is really new, but they happen to be rather unpopular nowadays. This is why it is worthwhile (and fun) to spend time and energy in analyzing and defending them. In the past, I was also very keen on Wittgenstei…

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