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Identification of light with existence and darkness with non-existence [closed]

Is it true that in ancient times many thinkers identified light with existence (essence), and darkness with non-existence? Examples include Pythagoreanism, Neoplatonism, the ontology of light as-...
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What is meant by abstract concepts and concrete concepts? Aren't the former tautologous and latter contradictory?

There are two phrases that I had often seen in books but now after giving a deeper thought, I'm unable to wrap my head around them. These phrases are 'abstract concept' and 'concrete concept'. The ...
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