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Re: [ontolog-forum] Visual Complexity

To: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 11:52:23 -0600
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>I love the word "interpretation":
>  > Chuck, I think you are being misled by the
>  > (technical, and unfortunate) use of the word
>  > "model" in "model theory". A better word (and
>  > technically more correct) is "interpretation".
>That makes it much more obvious that the thing in
>the middle of the diagram -- the interpretation
>-- is disjoint from whatever physical entity is
>being interpreted.    (01)

Why? I completely fail to understand your point 
here. I use language to talk about physical 
reality all the time, and I expect my listeners 
to interpret it that way. And they almost always 
do.    (02)

Pat    (03)

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