Physical Body FAQs:


Q: Is a physical body collection of matter having properties including mass?

A: Yes, and velocity, momentum and energy.

Q: Is a physical body an enduring object that exists throughout a particular trajectory of space and orientation over a particular duration of time, and which is extended in the world of physical space?

A: Yes, This contrasts with abstract objects such as mathematical objects which do not exist at any particular time or place.

Q: Is a physical body a physical object with physical properties?

A: Yes, as compared to mental objects.

Q: Are physical bodies emotions, the concept of "justice", a feeling of hatred, or the number "3"?

A: Yes, In some philosophies, like the Idealism of George Berkeley, a physical body is a mental object, but still has extension in the space of a visual field.