Nothing: A Short Philosophical History

The very idea of nothing (or nothingness) is hard — or even impossible — to conceive or imagine. This means that (at least for myself) it fails David Chalmers’ idea of conceivability.

David Chalmers (the well-known Australian philosopher) claims that if something is conceivable; then that entails that it’s also — metaphysically — possible. The problem with this is we can distinguish…