Ontology Sentence Examples
As we advance from the logic to the metaphysics and from that to his ontology, it becomes clear that the concepts are only " categories " or predicates of a reality lying outside of them, and there is an ultimate division between the world as the object or matter of thought and the thinking or moving principle which gives its life.
Hamilton, both of which in the view of Cousin are limited to psychology, and merely relative or phenomenal knowledge, and issue in scepticism so far as the great realities of ontology are concerned.
Not just beliefs change, but also the underlying ontology.
Maybe data mining really should only be done within the context of a clearly defined ontology of metadata.
The workflow construction process itself is driven by task ontology so as to guarantee that the resulting workflow instances are enriched with consistent semantics.
Our main goal is extract knowledge from text to populate the ontology, and so alleviate the problem of ontology maintenance.
Much of the work of my group at Leeds can be viewed as the construction of a formal ontology of space and space-time.
This kind of activity could provide a starting point for the development of the much richer ontology that the Hypermedata approach expects.
If, for example, philosophy is divided into the theory of knowing and the theory of being, it is impossible entirely to separate the latter (Ontology) from the analysis of knowledge (Epistemology), so close is the connexion between the two.
It is evident that philosophy as theory of knowledge must have for its complement philosophy as metaphysics (ontology) or theory of being.Advertisement
It is important to notice the energy of his declaration against the argument of ontology, and also against Condillac's sensationalism.
For systems built using other techniques, more traditional ontology and knowledge representation formalisms might be better suited.
We describe our own experiences in constructing a significant ontology, emphasizing the ontology capture phase.
In this report we propose a generic task ontology, which formalizes the space of planning problems.
The rationale for ontology edits will be captured in meta-data (ontology mappings ).Advertisement
New features in this release include the use of controlled vocabulary anatomy ontology terms in association with expression patterns.
Named entities are used to automatically enrich a domain ontology in the KMi semantic Web site.
Finally, we describe our experiences in using the enterprise ontology.
Various schools of digital art criticism have emerged, but they have not greatly explored the phenomenology and ontology of digital art.
The earliest "metaphysicians " concerned themselves with the nature of being (ontology), seeking for the unity which they postulated behind the multiplicity of phenomena (see Ionian School Of Philosophy and articles on the separate thinkers); later thinkers tended to inquire rather into the nature of knowledge as the necessary pre-requisite of ontological investigation.Advertisement
We, on the contrary, mainly through the influence of Descartes, rather ask what are the things we know, and therefore, some more and some less, come to connect ontology with epistemology, and in consequence come to treat metaphysics in relation to psychology and logic, from which epistemology is an offshoot.
This leads to the consideration of the main divisions of philosophy - PsYcxoLoGY (q.v.), epistemology (theory of knowledge, Erkenntnisstheorie), and metaphysics (ontology; see Metaphysic).
Or, if 1 It is true that he afterwards modifies this misleading identification by introducing the distinction between empirical psychology or the phenomenology of mind and inferential psychology' or ontology, i.e.
The upholders of such a theory would, in general, deride the term `"metaphysics" or "ontology"; but it is evident, none the less, that their position itself implies a certain theory of the universe and of our own place in it, and the establishment of this theory constitutes their metaphysics.
I shall argue later on in this review that consciousness studies present a serious challenge to the materialist ontology of the sensate society.Advertisement
For metaphysics Clauberg suggested the names ontosophy or ontology,, the latter being afterwards adopted by Wolff.
Old Semitic philosophy was a science not of ontology in the modern sense of the term, but of practical life.
And, though the modern critic will not be prepared with Plato to deny the name of education to all teaching which is not based upon an ontology, it may nevertheless be thought that normal sophistry - as opposed to the sophistry of Socrates - was in various degrees unsatisfactory, in so far as it tacitly or confessedly ignored the " material " element of exposition by reasoning.
Logic, therefore, is not classed as one, still less as a branch of one, among the 'ologies, ontology not excepted.
Its early logic, ontology and cosmology, with many of its distinctive doctrines, are shown to be the natural offspring of the races and ages which gave them birth.
If self-consciousness be treated in this objective fashion, then we pass naturally from epistemology to metaphysics or ontology.
When they, the immediate successors of Plato, rejected their master's ontology and proposed to themselves as ends mere classificatory sciences which with him had been means, they bartered their hope of philosophic certainty for the tentative and provisional results of scientific experience.
It would seem, then, that Academic scepticism began with those who had been reared by Plato himself, having its origin in their acceptance of the scientific element of his teaching apart from the ontology which had been its basis.
His eclecticism, his ontology and his philosophy of history were declared in principle and in most of their salient details in the Fragmens philosophiques (Paris, 1826).
They become in practice Psychology, Ontology and Eclecticism in history.
This is the basis and the only proper basis of ontology or metaphysics - the science of being - and of the philosophy of history.
These principles of reason, cause and substance, given thus psychologically, enable us to pass beyond the limits of the relative and subjective to objective and absolute reality, - enable us, in a word, to pass from psychology, or the science of knowledge, to ontology or the science of being.
Plato, therefore, took this vast stride of thought, and identified the ultimate notions of ethics and ontology.
And so, when we pass from the ontology to the ethics of Platonism, we find that, though the highest life is only to be realized by turning away from concrete human affairs and their material environment, still the sensible world is not yet an object of positive moral aversion; it is rather something which the philosopher is seriously concerned to make as harmonious, good and beautiful as possible.
He reconstructs, as he declares, ontology, and begins with the "ideal formula," "the Ens creates ex nihilo the existent."
In the Ontology this method is employed to determine what in reality corresponds to the empirical conceptions of substance and cause, or rather of inherence and change.
Second the knowledge, i.e. the ontology, can be weakened or, third, translated into another representation formalism.
Once again the critical realist stratified ontology lends itself to a particular slant on this issue.
However, many of the advantages of triangulation can be gained even without a full commitment to a realist ontology.
Anyway, I heard heaps and heaps about gene ontology that went in one ear and out the other.
At the task level, we constructed generic scheduling task ontology to formalize the space of scheduling problems.
These would embrace, according to the Wolffian scheme long current in philosophical textbooks, ontology proper, or the science of being as such, with its three-branch sciences of (rational) psychology, cosmology and (rational or natural) theology, dealing with the three chief forms of being - the soul, the world and God.
Xenocrates indeed, identifying ideal and mathematical numbers, sought to ' That Plato did not neglect, but rather encouraged, classificatory science is shown, not only by a well-known fragment of the comic poet Epicrates, which describes a party of Academics engaged in investigating, under the eye of Plato, the affinities of the common pumpkin, but also by the Timaeus, which, while it carefully discriminates science from ontology, plainly recognizes the importance of the study of natural kinds.
From this phrase is derived the later term " Ontology " (q.v.).