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Theory and Applications of Ontology: Philosophical Perspectives

Author: Roberto Poli; Johanna Seibt
Publisher: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2010
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Ontology was once understood to be the philosophical inquiry into the structure of reality: the analysis and categorization of 'what there is'. Recently, however, a field called 'ontology' has become part of the rapidly growing research industry in information technology. The two fields have more in common than just their name. Theory and Applications of Ontology is a two-volume anthology that aims to further an  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Theory and applications of ontology
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto Poli; Johanna Seibt
ISBN: 9789048188451 9048188458 9789048188550 9048188555 9789048188444 904818844X 9789400795662 9400795661
OCLC Number: 1194481054
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ontology: The Categorial Stance.- Particulars.- The Ontology of Mereological Systems: A Logical Approach.- Causation.- Actualism Versus Possibilism in Formal Ontology.- Dispositions and Response-Dependence Theories.- Properties.- Boundary Questions Between Ontology and Biology.- The Ontology of Perception.- Interactive Knowing: The Metaphysics of Intentionality.- The Role of Logic and Ontology in Language and Reasoning.- Ontologies in the Legal Domain.- Ontology in Economics.- Ontology and Phenomenology.- Phenomenology and Ontology in Nicolai Hartmann and Roman Ingarden.- Ontology and Methodology in Analytic Philosophy.- Hermeneutic Ontology.
Responsibility: Roberto Poli [edit.]; Johanna Seibt [edit.]


This is the most complete and authoritative account of ontology available. It presents ontology in philosophy in ways that computer scientists are not likely to find elsewhere, and includes  Read more...


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