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Re: [ontolog-forum] language vs logic - ambiguity and startingwithdefini

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From: "John F. Sowa" <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 08:59:15 -0400
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On 9/21/2010 10:32 PM, Rick Murphy wrote:
> Do you Doug, or others here, actually believe in the existence of
> objects that are not material? Do you believe that abstract objects
> exist? What about non-existent objects? There's no shortage of papers
> that make these claims. Here are two: [1], [2].    (01)

Whenever anybody raises such issues, I recommend a short transcript
of a lecture that Alonzo Church presented at Harvard -- specifically
for the purpose of annoying Quine:    (02)

    The Ontological Status Of Women and Abstract Entities    (03)

John    (04)

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