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Re: [ontolog-forum] to concept or not to concept, is this a question?

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From: Waclaw Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2007 23:39:30 +0200
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Doug Holmes wrote:
> On Jun 14, 2007, at 1:02 PM, Waclaw Kusnierczyk wrote:
>> Ingvar Johansson wrote:
>>> When we simply speak about the world and are
>>> immediately understood, we need not mention either meanings or  
>>> concepts.
>>> But if communication breaks down, questions such as 'what do you  
>>> mean?'
>>> and 'what concept do you have in mind?' comes naturally.
>> Honestly?  Have you ever heard a question like 'what concept do you  
>> have
>> in mind?' in a situation other than after your using the word  
>> 'concept'?
> Frequently, and in some cases, the term is quite technical["jargon"];  
> in others, it is a handy generalization.  Military persons, for  
> example, speak of an "operations concept" that is a fairly  
> significant portion of a military plan has specific parts; plays a  
> particular role; is distinct from other operations concepts and is  
> expected to - and often does - create some pretty concrete effects.   
> Engineering persons speak of system concepts to describe a  
> significant portion of system requirements and use it to - eventually  
> - build reliable artifacts. Down the road from, in Hollywood, people  
> buy and sell concepts.  Etc., etc.  If one were to create an ontology  
> for any of these domains, those people would almost certainly think  
> some important things were missing...    (01)

All fine;  but you haven't addressed the question...    (02)

vQ    (03)

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