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Re: [ontolog-forum] Is there a universal ontology?

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From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2007 09:45:20 -0700
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On Monday 23 July 2007 09:37, Pat Hayes wrote:
> >One can believe there is a single reality without believing there is
> >a single universal ontology.
> Quite. Reality isn't a description of itself. Reality isn't a
> description, period.    (01)

Yes, the map vs. the terrain. Confuse them at your peril.    (02)

But there are descriptions (human artifacts, at the least) in the world, 
right? And hence, reality's terrain includes maps of itself.    (03)

> Pat    (04)

Randall Schulz    (05)

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