Re: On the definition of "ontology" (Pat Hayes)
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Date: Wed, 4 Oct 1995 10:34:47 -0600
To: "Nicola Guarino" <>,
From: (Pat Hayes)
Subject: Re: On the definition of "ontology"
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At  7:49 PM 10/3/95 +0100, Nicola Guarino wrote:

>"An ontology is a specification of the indended models of a logical language".

Fine, as long as we don't forget that the models usually will include
'nonstandard' models which we *didnt* intend, so we shouldnt assume that
constructing an ontology somehow fully captures an idea.


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