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Re: [ontolog-forum] Confusion about 'model'

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From: Waclaw Kusnierczyk <Waclaw.Marcin.Kusnierczyk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2007 11:42:40 +0200
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I see that the problem of the simple statement which I posted here a few 
days ago:    (01)

[WK] Constrained expressivity does not mean that what you say about
 >> the world is necessarily confused -- it is just a model which is much
 >> more simple than the modeled reality.    (02)

has given ground to an interesting discussion in which the most 
honourable authorities participate.    (03)

I'd like therefore to come back to the source of disagreement and try to 
get a short answer to the following question:    (04)

Q: Is it essentially wrong to say that a sentence about (a part of) 
reality is a model of it?    (05)

It seems to me that Pat, at least, acknowledges the right to say it is 
not necessarily the case (sigh).    (06)

vQ    (07)

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