Why functions are not special dispositions: an improved classification of realizables for top-level ontologies

Background: The concept of function is central to both biology and technology, but neither in philosophy nor in formal ontology is there a generally accepted theory of functions. In particular, there is no consensus how to include functions into a top-level ontology or whether to include them at all...

Authors: Röhlig, Johannes
Jansen, Ludger
Document types:Article
Media types:Text
Publication date:2014
Date of publication on miami:20.11.2014
Modification date:16.04.2019
Edition statement:[Electronic ed.]
Source:Journal of Biomedical Semantics 5 (2014) 27, 1-16
Subjects:Function; Disposition; Role; Process; Realizable; Artefacts; Top-level ontology; BFO
DDC Subject:100: Philosophie
License:CC BY 4.0
Language:English
Notes:Finanziert durch den Open-Access-Publikationsfonds 2014/2015 der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) und der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU Münster).
Format:PDF document
ISSN:2041-1480
URN:urn:nbn:de:hbz:6-01349598936
Permalink:http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:hbz:6-01349598936
Other Identifiers:DOI: doi:10.1186/2041-1480-5-27
Digital documents:2041-1480-5-27.pdf
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