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Re: [ontolog-forum] Objectivist Context vs. Cognitive Science

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From: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhmccullough@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2014 12:36:11 -0700
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John, you said

> Precision and vagueness should not be considered value judgments.
> Sometimes a vague definition is more useful than a precise one.

> General principle: In a field that is rapidly evolving, a precise
> definition may just be a fossil of a dead intuition.

A more abstract definition could be considered more vague.
The best definition could be precise and vague.

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