Some articles on ontology:
... wide agreement on a common upper ontology fall into one of two traps (1) they assert that there is no possibility of universal agreement on any conceptual scheme but they ignore the fact that a practical common ... attack a simplistic, impoverished view of ontology ... that there are logically incompatible models of the world are true, but in an upper ontology those different models can be represented as different theories, and the adherents of those ...
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