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Re: [ontolog-forum] Ontological Assumptions of FOL

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From: Erick Antezana <erant@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 10:10:17 +0100
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Ingvar,    (01)

    are there any articles or books that could be pointed out regarding 
those issues (time/space is physical)?    (02)

erick    (03)

Ingvar Johansson wrote:
> Pat Hayes schrieb:
>> Well, I can see a lot of problems with this. If 
>> you believe, for example, that all spatiotemporal 
>> entities are in some sense physical, you will get 
>> into trouble. 
> Let me from my philosophical corner just add one long sentence: No 
> famous philosophical ontologist who posits physical (material) things in 
> space and time has argued that everything that exists in space and time 
> is physical (material); for instance, many claim that property instances 
> *inhere in* physical things, but this does not mean that these 
> spatiotemporal instances *are* physical entities.
> /Ingvar J
>       (04)

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