Formal ontology, common sense and cognitive science

@article{Smith1995FormalOC,
  title={Formal ontology, common sense and cognitive science},
  author={Barry Smith},
  journal={Int. J. Hum. Comput. Stud.},
  year={1995},
  volume={43},
  pages={641-667}
}
  • Barry Smith
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Int. J. Hum. Comput. Stud.
  • Abstract Common sense is on the one hand a certain set of processes of natural cognition—of speaking, reasoning, seeing, and so on. On the other hand common sense is a system of beliefs (of folk physics and folk psychology). Over against both of these is the world of common sense, the world of objects to which the processes of natural cognition and the corresponding belief-contents standardly relate. What are the structures of this world and how does its scientific treatment relate to… CONTINUE READING
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