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Re: [ontolog-forum] mKR (was Thing and Class)

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From: "Rob Freeman" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 14:33:19 +0800
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On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 2:21 AM, Richard H. McCullough
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>> More generally, I agree with you that "the meaning of a sentence
>> depends on the context of the thinker/speaker". The problem with your
>> mKR formalism is I just don't think you will be able to enumerate all
>> these different "meanings", list all distinguishing cases, etc.
> ...
> ***** I'm not looking at all possible cases ("possible worlds"),
> ***** only the particular case appropriate for a particular
> ***** sentence.    (01)

How many distinct sentences do you want to be able to deal with?    (02)

>> Rather than defining new sets of labels as I understand your mKR to
>> do, I think the way ahead will be to look at the different ways data
>> can come together to generate new classes/concepts/"languages"
>> spontaneously.
> ***** I don't know what "new sets of labels" means ???    (03)

A new language, in the formal sense.    (04)

-Rob    (05)

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