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Contributions to a Conceptual Ontology for Wittgenstein

Mark Addis and Alois Pichler
From the journal Wittgenstein-Studien

Abstract

A conceptual ontology was used to semantically enrich the Wittgenstein Archives at the University of Bergen’s taxonomy for Wittgenstein Source to facilitate improved searching in the areas of the philosophies of mathematics and psychology. The classes and sub-classes of the multilingual taxonomy were employed to further refine the ways in which themes in these areas of philosophy could be organised. The taxonomy was intended to facilitate the identification of thematic similarities between remarks in instances where this similarity might not be apparent with free text search and in cases where the classified subject of the remarks differed. The approach taken to constructing the taxonomy allows for both its alteration and potential expansion.

Online erschienen: 2015-4-7
Erschienen im Druck: 2015-4-15

© 2015 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston

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