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Re: [ontolog-forum] Axiomatic ontology

To: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Cc: "[ontolog-forum]" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: "Rob Freeman" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2008 22:41:47 +0800
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Pat,    (01)

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 12:39 AM, Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> ... I also fail to see how a random set of
> numbers can have any content. ... What
> kind of "content" can a purely random set - or, to be concrete, lets make it
> a random linear sequence of numerals - have?    (02)

Perhaps you can talk to Chris about this. He spent an entire message
blaming me for implying he said they could not:    (03)

On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 1:40 AM, Christopher Menzel <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> ...
> *I* would never characterize random sets as meaningless...
> ...
> ...I also did  not propose that random means "devoid of
> content".    (04)

Chris: Can you tell me where I "...proffered a vague objection to the
effect that (in a CL interpretation, there will always be sets of
individuals that are not the extension of any property) might be a
limitation that rules out certain meaningful relations as
meaningless"?    (05)

-Rob    (06)

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