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

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From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 10:26:23 -0500
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>I thought you'd find that paper  a good example :-)
>anyway, I meditated on what Azamat is saying> I 
>think I understand what you have in mind there -
>Azamat is saying that, assuming 'perfect' 
>knowledge representation and semantic notation, 
>we would not need to 'figure out' (conceive, 
>think of ) models of reality
>(why paint the sky?)
>We would simply be able to query our systems, 
>maybe select the entities and a few 
>constraints,and machine could produce a pretty 
>accurate model of reality including inferences 
>and reasoning patterns
>is this what you are thinking?
>  If we could produce a decent working prototype, 
>I am confident we could find investors for it...    (01)

And the result would be what God would have done, 
if He had had the money to do it.    (02)

Pat    (03)

>On 6/16/07, Smith, Barry 
><<mailto:phismith@xxxxxxxxxxx>phismith@xxxxxxxxxxx > 
>At 10:08 AM 6/16/2007, 
>>Hi Azamat
>>this argument began by defending the proper and
>>legitimate usage of the expression 'concepts'
>>and related terms to the discourse, and why some
>>of us (glad I am not alone) would be very
>>uncomfortable without it. and why some of us have a problem with it etc
>>Just reading this nice article  that centers on conceptualization, see par 2
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