Contributions to a Conceptual Ontology for Wittgenstein

Addis, Mark and Brock, Steen and Pichler, Alois (2015) Contributions to a Conceptual Ontology for Wittgenstein. Wittgenstein-Studien, 6 (1). pp. 257-275. ISSN 1868-7458

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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.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: 100 Philosophy & psychology > 190 Modern western philosophy
School/Department: School of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Mark Addis
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 08:35
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2017 08:35
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/1556

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