Quantum Bose-Einstein Statistics for Indistinguishable Concepts in Human Language

  title={Quantum Bose-Einstein Statistics for Indistinguishable Concepts in Human Language},
  author={Lester Beltran},
We investigate the hypothesis that within a combination of a ‘number concept’ plus a ‘substantive concept’, such as ‘eleven animals’, the identity and indistinguishability present on the level of the concepts, i.e., all eleven animals are identical and indistinguishable, gives rise to a statistical structure of the Bose–Einstein type similar to how Bose–Einstein statistics is present for identical and indistinguishable quantum particles. We proceed by identifying evidence for this hypothesis by… 
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