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Re: Why do you want to do that?

From: Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 12:26:12 -0700
Message-Id: <p0623091dc4c641bee05b@[4.246.36.83]>
To: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@pioneerca.com>
Cc: "Semantic Web at W3C" <semantic-web@w3.org>, "KR-language" <KR-language@YahooGroups.com>, "Adam Pease" <adampease@earthlink.net>
At 9:53 AM -0700 8/11/08, Richard H. McCullough wrote:
>Let me clarify several things.
>
>1. mKR can handle an X which is both an Individual & a Class
>in the same context.
>
>2. Since I consider (1) to be wrong, epistemologically,

You have said this repeatedly, but you have never given any reason 
for it or tried to persuade anyone else of it. Since there have been 
several examples already suggested which seem to contradict it quite 
clearly, I would be far more interested in hearing arguments, than 
simply a repetition of your opinion. This is actually an ontological 
issue rather than an epistemological one, so epistemology is somewhat 
irrelevant.

By the way, you have still not explained what you mean by 
'individual'. You restricted yourself to physical individuals, which 
is clearly far too restrictive and in any case begs the question at 
issue. Do you have a more general account of what you mean?

Pat

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