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Abstract detail

In traditional philosophy a ‘concrete term’ is defined as a word which denotes a particular person or thing, and an ‘abstract term’ is defined as a noun which denotes qualities that exist only as attributes of particular persons or things.

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A sentence, accordingly, is said to be concrete if it makes an assertion about a particular subject, and abstract if it makes an assertion about an abstract subject. With reference to literature, however, these terms are often used in an extended way: a passage is called abstract if it represents its subject matter in general or nonsensuous words …read more

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