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Re: [ontolog-forum] confounded models

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From: "Smith, Barry" <phismith@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 11:10:17 +0200
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At 12:14 AM 7/16/2007, Jon Awbrey wrote:
>BS: If we have a sentence in a biology textbook, say "blood cells 
>are non-nucleated",
>then is this about cells in reality (as I, and I guess common sense, 
>would assume)
>or about cells in the biology model?
>If by "about" we mean something like "applies to" or "true of",
>is there any harm in saying that the sentences are about both?    (01)

So that a full model of the sentences in the biology textbook would 
have two kinds of cells, real ones and model ones?
BS     (02)

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