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Re: [ontolog-forum] Sharing and Integrating Ontologies

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From: Rick Murphy <rick@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 21:11:32 -0400
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On Wed, 2010-09-29 at 15:38 +0000, FERENC KOVACS wrote:
> David, Pavithra, Rick
> Why not provide a definition?    (01)

Here's the Wordnet definition of entity:    (02)

Wordnet defines entity as "that which is perceived or known to have its
own distinct existence."    (03)

I'll go with the term entity as originally suggested by John Sowa with
the implied connotation of being when considering metaphysics. See
Brentano's tree.    (04)

Recall that most of the recent discussion on this thread was in response
to my suggestion that functions play a role equally as important as
types in a foundation logic.    (05)

> Regards,  
> Ferenc
>      (06)

Rick    (07)

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