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Re: [ontolog-forum] Inconsistent Theories

To: <cmenzel@xxxxxxxx>, "'[ontolog-forum] '" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: "Ian Bailey" <ian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2010 10:36:17 -0000
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Hi Chris (M),    (01)

You wrote:    (02)

>I have to say again, I don't think there's much practical upshot here.
>Seems pretty unlikely to me that any real world ontology is going to be
>interested in declaring that there exists some specific finite number of
>things.    (03)

I may have missed the context of this statement, but it seems rather at odds
with my experience. Singleton and doubleton classes are not that unusual in
ontology, and their membership is finite.     (04)

Ian    (05)

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