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Re: [ontac-forum] Our prayers have been answered.

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From: "Smith, Barry" <phismith@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2005 15:39:39 +0100
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>BS> A small one is desirable (and I think unavoidable), capturing
> > for instance the distinction between monadic types and relations.
>I agree with Barry and Arun that the distinction between types
>and monadic relations is useful, but different people have different
>criteria for distinguishing them.
>BS> The idea is to do this [evaluation] scientifically, and
> > by a neutral body with no axe to grind.
>No human being, except perhaps a newborn infant, is ever neutral.
>Before accepting anything that has been done "scientifically",
>I'd like to see a clear statement of the science that is employed.    (01)

So would I (but I am not involved, since I do have an axe to grind, 
in the sense that is relevant here, namely I have my own preferred 
upper-level ontology, and it would not make much sense for me to be 
involved in setting up a framework for evaluating myself)    (02)

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