Yi-Fu Tuan  

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Yi-Fu Tuan (Traditional Chinese: 段義孚, born 5 December 1930) is a Chinese-U.S. geographer.

Space/Place Definitions

In Space and Place : The Perspective of Experience, Tuan contends that a space requires a movement from a place to another place. Similarly, a place requires a space to be a place. Hence, the two notions are co-dependent.He also relates space to having temporal insinuations and place as having physical insinuations which further clarifies the difference and codependency of the two concepts.




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