W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > uri@w3.org > April 2003

Re: resources, stuffs and individuation

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2003 17:26:09 -0700
Message-ID: <3EA48C21.4070605@textuality.com>
To: pat hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, uri@w3c.org

pat hayes wrote:

>> I think you underestimate the power of substitutional quantification,
>> unnatural as it seems, to work in the Real World, an essentially finite
>> place.
> If you wish to have a debate about the nature of quantification, I am 
> willing to engage you in  one, but it will take a long time. I 
> absolutely do not accept your implication that talk of the Real World is 
> inherently suited to the substitutional interpretation...

I have *no* idea what you guys are talking about.  I suspect I'm not alone.
Cheers, Tim Bray
         (ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)
Received on Monday, 21 April 2003 20:26:11 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:25:05 UTC