Matthew, I think we agree on just about everything.
[MW] Yes, but it has been a useful critical review of the
I also like the idea of treating a possible world simply as
a maximal possible-world-part,
and I'm happy with your 4-d extensionality,
though I still don't really see the actual need for
[MW] I value rigor, especially when it reduces choice to almost
nothing. If there are choices that can be made then different people will make
them differently, so when a large group collaborate in producing an ontology,
it will be almost impossible to maintain consistency. Establishing a framework within
which a number of trained ontologists can deliver consistent results has always
been one of my goals.