|Date:||Fri, 24 May 2013 14:47:44 +0900|
On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 11:57 AM, John F Sowa <sowa@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Pat C, Kingsley, Rob,
RR: In philosophy, as you know, the question of universals is often an ontological one (whether they exist mind-externally and in what manner). An abstraction, however, can be characterized as a mental entity, as a mental object created by an abstraction (thought/cognitive) process(es).
RR: Are you saying that you consider realism of relations to consist of quantifying over n-adic properties/propositions?
And if so, do you believe realism of rel involves anything other than that (perhaps something in a non-FOL or non-computational context)?
RR: So in this case the type is the meaning of the tokens
Iwas a student of his, specifically with artifacts, iao and onto in general.
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