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Re: [ontolog-forum] confounded models

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From: Ingvar Johansson <ingvar.johansson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2007 17:03:08 +0200
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Gary Berg-Cross schrieb:
> Now, if I had relied on earlier biological understanding I would have a
> different taxonomy of life, kingdoms etc.  No superkingdoms at all. 
> Did this earlier view reflect biological reality?  Which of the
> alternatives discussed above reflects reality now?  
>       (01)

I would say that the earlier view had quite a high degree of 
truthlikeness, and that the more recent view probably has a somewhat 
higher degree of truthlikeness. (I hope have you read at least part of a 
discussion on the notion of 'truthlikeness' that took place some months 
ago in this forum.)    (02)

Ingvar    (03)

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